Word forms: delineates
COBUILD Advanced British English Dictionary1. verbIf you delineate something such as an idea or situation, you describe it or define it, often in a lot of detail. [formal] [V n] ⇒ Biography must to some extent delineate characters. [V n] ⇒ The relationship between Church and State was delineated in a formal agreement.delineation (dɪlɪnieɪʃən
) uncount noun ⇒ ...his razor-sharp delineation of ordinary life.2. verbIf you delineate a border, you say exactly where it is going to be. [formal] [V n] ⇒ ...an agreement to delineate the border.delineation uncount noun ⇒ ...differences in the delineation of the provincial borders.