Synonyms of 'define'
to show clearly the outline ofArmed forces were deployed to define military zones.
The building was a beautiful sight, outlined against the starry sky.
He limited payments on the country's foreign debt.
Our lives are bounded by work, family and television.
a settlement to delineate the border
The monarch's powers are circumscribed by Parliament.
The police demarcated the city into eighteen geographical divisions.
This is not meant to delimit what approaches social researchers can adopt.
to describe the nature ofHow exactly do you define reasonable behaviour?
Even his allies describe him as forceful, aggressive and determined.
The judge has to interpret the law as it's being passed.
He explained the process to us in simple terms.
Schmidt continued to expound his theories on economics.
put into words,
give the meaning of
to fix with precisionThe Court must define the limits of its authority.
He has established himself as a pivotal figure in US politics.
The goal that decided the match came just before half-time.
The report detailed the human rights abuses committed.
The people have a right to determine their own future.
He's fixed a time when I can see him.
He has not specified what action he would like them to take.
I live in Exmoor, which is designated as a national park.
International rules stipulate the number of foreign entrants.
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in the sense of bound
to place restrictions onOur lives are bounded by work, family and television.
in the sense of circumscribe
to limit or restrict within certain boundariesThe monarch's powers are circumscribed by Parliament.
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