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Wiktionary

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Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

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English

Etymology

From Latin delineatus, past participle of dēlīneo (to sketch out, to delineate), from de- + līnea (line)

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Verb

Infinitive
to delineate

Third person singular
delineates

Simple past
delineated

Past participle
delineated

Present participle
delineating

to delineate (third-person singular simple present delineates, present participle delineating, simple past and past participle delineated)

  1. To sketch out, draw or trace an outline.
  2. To depict, represent with pictures.
  3. To describe or depict with words or gestures.
  4. To outline or mark out.

Translations

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Derived terms

External links

  • delineate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
  • delineate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

Italian

Verb form

delineate

  1. second person plural present tense and imperative of delineare

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