1. determine the essential quality of

Similar word(s): define, delimitate, delineate, specify

Definition categories: stative, be

2. be opposite to; of angles and sides, in geometry

Similar word(s): subtend

Definition categories: stative, be

3. set, mark, or draw the boundaries of something

Similar word(s): delimitate, demarcate

Definition categories: cognition, bound, confine, limit, restrict, throttle, trammel

Sentences with delimit as a verb:

- Data items in the computer file were delimited by commas.

- The square brackets delimit the list, and individual elements are separated by commas.WB