HyperDic: delineate

English > 6 senses of the word delineate:
VERBstativedelineate, defineshow the form or outline of
stativedelineate, specify, define, delimit, delimitatedetermine the essential quality of
creationdelineate, limn, outlinetrace the shape of
contactdelineate, trace, draw, line, describemake a mark or lines on a surface
communicationdelineatedescribe in vivid detail
ADJECTIVEalldelineate, delineated, representedrepresented accurately or precisely
delineate > pronunciation
Soundsdihlih'niyey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > delineate: 6 senses > adjective 1
Meaningrepresented accurately or precisely.
Synonymsdelineated, represented
Narrowerdepicted, pictured, portrayedrepresented graphically by sketch or design or lines
describedrepresented in words especially with sharpness and detail
diagrammatic, diagrammaticalshown or represented by diagrams
Oppositeundelineatednot represented accurately or precisely
Spanishdelineado, delinear, perfilado, representado
English > delineate: 6 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningShow the form or outline of.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymdefine
Broadershowmake visible or noticeable
Spanishdefinir, delinear
Adjectivesdelineativedepicted in a recognizable manner
Nounsdelineationrepresentation by drawing or painting etc
delineationa drawing of the outlines of forms or objects
English > delineate: 6 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningDetermine the essential quality of.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsspecify, define, delimit, delimitate
NarrowerdetermineFix in scope
redefineGive a new or different definition to
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishacotar, concretar, definirse, definir, delimitar, delinear, especificar, precisar
Catalanacotar, concretar, definir-se, definir, delimitar, especificar, precisar
Nounsdelineationa graphic or vivid verbal description
English > delineate: 6 senses > verb 3, creation
Meaningtrace the shape of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymslimn, outline
Narrowercontourform the contours of
lipstickform by tracing with lipstick
Broaderdrawrepresent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface
Spanishdelinear
Catalandelinear
Adjectivesdelineativedepicted in a recognizable manner
Nounsdelineationrepresentation by drawing or painting etc
delineationa drawing of the outlines of forms or objects
English > delineate: 6 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningmake a mark or lines on a surface.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymstrace, draw, line, describe
Entailed bychalkWrite, draw, or trace with chalk
charcoalDraw, trace, or represent with charcoal
doodlemake a doodle
pencilWrite, draw, or trace with a pencil
NarrowercircumscribeDraw a line around
circumscribeTo draw a geometric figure around another figure so that the two are in contact but do not intersect
constructDraw with suitable instruments and under specified conditions
inscribeDraw within a figure so as to touch in as many places as possible
writemark or trace on a surface
Broadermarkmake or leave a mark on
Similar todrawrepresent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface
drawEngage in drawing
Spanishdelinear, dibujar, pintar, rayar, trazar
Catalancalcar, delinear, dibuixar, esbossar, traçar
Nounsdelineationrepresentation by drawing or painting etc
delineationa drawing of the outlines of forms or objects
English > delineate: 6 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningdescribe in vivid detail.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Broaderdescribe, depict, drawGive a description of
Spanishdelinear, perfilar
Nounsdelineationa graphic or vivid verbal description

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