What are some alternative words for delineate?

Synonyms for delineate
dɪˈlɪn iˌeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. delineated, represented, delineate(verb)

    represented accurately or precisely

    Synonyms:
    delineated, represented

  2. define, delineate(verb)

    show the form or outline of

    "The tree was clearly defined by the light"; "The camera could define the smallest object"

    Synonyms:
    delimitate, line, set, limn, delimit, outline, limit, trace, describe, specify, define, fix, draw, determine

  3. specify, define, delineate, delimit, delimitate(verb)

    determine the essential quality of

    Synonyms:
    particularise, qualify, narrow, nail down, describe, outline, demarcate, pin down, determine, particularize, assign, specify, intend, destine, designate, specialize, limn, delimit, specialise, stipulate, line, subtend, delimitate, draw, define, limit, trace, set, condition, peg down, fix, narrow down, set apart

  4. delineate, limn, outline(verb)

    trace the shape of

    Synonyms:
    delimitate, portray, line, describe, limn, depict, draft, adumbrate, delimit, outline, trace, specify, define, draw, sketch

  5. trace, draw, line, describe, delineate(verb)

    make a mark or lines on a surface

    "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"

    Synonyms:
    tie, distinguish, take in, account, hunt, suck up, get, attract, decipher, thread, quarter, sop up, hound, pull in, depict, guide, key out, describe, drag, draw in, key, suck, specify, report, make, outline, soak up, run along, retrace, define, pull, get out, take out, disembowel, cast, puff, limn, follow, reap, delimit, pass, identify, imbibe, string, draw and quarter, name, pull out, delimitate, draw, draw off, line, run, force, trace, absorb, withdraw, pull back, take up, discover, eviscerate

  6. delineate(verb)

    describe in vivid detail

    Synonyms:
    delimitate, line, describe, limn, delimit, outline, trace, specify, define, draw

Wiktionary

  1. delineate(verb)

    Synonyms:
    delimit, demark, demarcate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. delineate

    Synonyms:
    describe, figure, sketch, portray, depict, draw, represent, paint

    Antonyms:
    misrepresent, caricature, exaggerate, misportray

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. delineate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    design, sketch, figure, represent by outlines

  2. delineate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    describe, portray, depict, set forth

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    delimit, demarcate, define, identify, circumscribe

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How to use delineate in a sentence?

  1. Maxwell Maltz:

    Begin to imagine what the desirable outcome would be like. Go over these mental pictures and delineate details and refinements. Play them over and over to yourself.

  2. Tom Hayes:

    Basically, probably about half of the funds came out of spread-betting. It's very hard to delineate.

  3. Witold Gombrowicz:

    Do you want to know who you are Don't ask. Act Action will delineate and define you.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    White mind, white hand, white pen, white paper, and white ink, illustrate and delineate only the White House; thus hereupon, capitulate to that since here lies the World Peace; otherwise, colours may become the victim.


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