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Synonyms for delineate
dɪˈlɪn iˌeɪtde·lin·eate

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Wiktionary

  1. delineateverb

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. delineated, represented, delineateverb

    represented accurately or precisely

    Synonyms:
    delineated, represented

  2. define, delineateverb

    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, delimitateverb

    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, outlineverb

    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, delineateverb

    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. delineateverb

    describe in vivid detail

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. delineateverb

    Synonyms:
    design, sketch, figure, represent by outlines

  2. delineateverb

    Synonyms:
    describe, portray, depict, set forth

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "delineate":

    delimit, demarcate, define, identify, circumscribe

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How to use delineate in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Witold Gombrowicz:

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

  3. Tom Hayes:

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

  4. 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.


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