Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To set the boundaries of; delimit.
  • transitive verb To separate clearly as if by boundaries; distinguish.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To mark off from adjoining land or territory; set the limits or boundaries of.
  • To determine the relative limits of; separate or clearly discriminate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To mark by bounds; to set the limits of; to separate; to discriminate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb to mark the limits or boundaries of something; to delimit
  • verb to mark the difference between two causes of action; to distinguish

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb separate clearly, as if by boundaries
  • verb set, mark, or draw the boundaries of something

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Back-formation from demarcation.]

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Back-formation of demarcation.

Examples

  • In PyrT 1.ix, I think we could even get away with assigning tulerase the meaning 'they brought' instead of 'demarcate'.

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  • In PyrT 1.ix, I think we could even get away with assigning tulerase the meaning 'they brought' instead of 'demarcate'.

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  • Some of the games use string, to demarcate a penalty zone for putting too far, or bank notes that you try to stop the ball on.

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  • �Now there are fears that this fragile peace could unravel, unless both sides make up for lost time by figuring out a way to share oil revenue, demarcate borders and prepare for a vote that's likely to split the country into two.

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  • To me the idea of ‘drawing a circle’ or ‘creating a circle’ around oneself is a way to invisibly demarcate their energetic field.

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  • But there is an even more dramatic way to move forward on the peace process, while at the same time marginalizing Iran: demarcate the future borders of the state of Palestine.

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  • �Now there are fears that this fragile peace could unravel, unless both sides make up for lost time by figuring out a way to share oil revenue, demarcate borders and prepare for a vote that's likely to split the country into two.

    U.S. Bolsters Presence In Sudan Ahead Of Critical Vote

  • �Now there are fears that this fragile peace could unravel, unless both sides make up for lost time by figuring out a way to share oil revenue, demarcate borders and prepare for a vote that's likely to split the country into two.

    U.S. Bolsters Presence In Sudan Ahead Of Critical Vote

  • One side denies while the other side fails to demarcate the difference between natural and man man causation.

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  • But there is an even more dramatic way to move forward on the peace process, while at the same time marginalizing Iran: demarcate the future borders of the state of Palestine.

    How Iran Could Save the Middle East

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