from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To establish the limits or boundaries of; demarcate.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To mark or fix the limits of.
- v. To demarcate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To fix the limits of; to demarcate; to bound.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To mark or fix the limits or boundaries of; bound.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. set, mark, or draw the boundaries of something
- v. determine the essential quality of
- v. be opposite to; of angles and sides, in geometry
French délimiter, from Latin dēlīmitāre : dē-, de- + līmitāre, to limit (from līmes, līmit-, boundary line).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French délimiter, from Late Latin delimitare ("to mark out the limits"), from de- + limitare ("to limit, bound"); see limit. (Wiktionary)