delineated, represented, delineate(verb)
represented accurately or precisely
show the form or outline of
"The tree was clearly defined by the light"; "The camera could define the smallest object"
specify, define, delineate, delimit, delimitate(verb)
determine the essential quality of
delineate, limn, outline(verb)
trace the shape of
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"
describe in vivid detail
To sketch out, draw or trace an outline.
To depict, represent with pictures.
To describe or depict with words or gestures.
To outline or mark out.
Origin: From delineatus, past participle of delineo, from de- + linea
to indicate by lines drawn in the form or figure of; to represent by sketch, design, or diagram; to sketch out; to portray; to picture; in drawing and engraving, to represent in lines, as with the pen, pencil, or graver; hence, to represent with accuracy and minuteness. See Delineation
to portray to the mind or understanding by words; to set forth; to describe
Origin: [L. delineatus, p. p. of delineare to delineate; de- + lineare to draw, fr. linea line. See Line.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
de-lin′e-āt, v.t. to mark out with lines: to represent by a sketch or picture: to portray: to describe accurately in words.—adj. Delin′eable.—ns. Delineā′tion, the act of delineating: a sketch, representation, or description (sometimes Delin′eament); Delin′eator. [L. delineāre, -ātum—de, down, and linea, a line.]
The numerical value of delineate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of delineate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Do you want to know who you are Don't ask. Act Action will delineate and define you.
Basically, probably about half of the funds came out of spread-betting. It's very hard to delineate.
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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Translations for delineate
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- скицирам, обрисувам, очертавамBulgarian
- skizzieren, schildern, abgrenzen, umreißenGerman
- kuvailla, kuvata, hahmotella, rajataFinnish
- décrire, délimiterFrench
- चित्रित करनाHindi
- aflijnen, afbakenen, uittekenenDutch
- betimlemek, resmetmek, tarif etmek, tasvir etmekTurkish
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