Definitions for demarcatedɪˈmɑr keɪt, ˈdi mɑrˌkeɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

de•mar•catedɪˈmɑr keɪt, ˈdi mɑrˌkeɪt(v.t.)-cat•ed, -cat•ing.

  1. to determine or mark off the boundaries of.

  2. to separate distinctly:

    to demarcate the lots with fences.

Origin of demarcate:

1810–20

de•mar′ca•tor(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. demarcate(verb)

    separate clearly, as if by boundaries

  2. demarcate, delimit, delimitate(verb)

    set, mark, or draw the boundaries of something

Wiktionary

  1. demarcate(Verb)

    to mark the limits or boundaries of something; to delimit

  2. demarcate(Verb)

    to mark the difference between two causes of action; to distinguish

  3. Origin: Back-formation of demarcation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Demarcate(verb)

    to mark by bounds; to set the limits of; to separate; to discriminate

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