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de·mar·cate

 (dĭ-mär′kāt′, dē′mär-kāt′)
tr.v. de·mar·cat·ed, de·mar·cat·ing, de·mar·cates
1. To set the boundaries of; delimit.
2. To separate clearly as if by boundaries; distinguish: demarcate categories.

[Back-formation from demarcation.]

de·mar′ca′tor n.

demarcate

(ˈdiːmɑːˌkeɪt)
vb (tr)
1. to mark, fix, or draw the boundaries, limits, etc, of
2. to separate or distinguish between (areas with unclear boundaries)
ˈdemarˌcator n

de•mar•cate

(dɪˈmɑr 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.
[1810–20]
de•mar′ca•tor, n.

demarcate


Past participle: demarcated
Gerund: demarcating

Imperative
demarcate
demarcate
Present
I demarcate
you demarcate
he/she/it demarcates
we demarcate
you demarcate
they demarcate
Preterite
I demarcated
you demarcated
he/she/it demarcated
we demarcated
you demarcated
they demarcated
Present Continuous
I am demarcating
you are demarcating
he/she/it is demarcating
we are demarcating
you are demarcating
they are demarcating
Present Perfect
I have demarcated
you have demarcated
he/she/it has demarcated
we have demarcated
you have demarcated
they have demarcated
Past Continuous
I was demarcating
you were demarcating
he/she/it was demarcating
we were demarcating
you were demarcating
they were demarcating
Past Perfect
I had demarcated
you had demarcated
he/she/it had demarcated
we had demarcated
you had demarcated
they had demarcated
Future
I will demarcate
you will demarcate
he/she/it will demarcate
we will demarcate
you will demarcate
they will demarcate
Future Perfect
I will have demarcated
you will have demarcated
he/she/it will have demarcated
we will have demarcated
you will have demarcated
they will have demarcated
Future Continuous
I will be demarcating
you will be demarcating
he/she/it will be demarcating
we will be demarcating
you will be demarcating
they will be demarcating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been demarcating
you have been demarcating
he/she/it has been demarcating
we have been demarcating
you have been demarcating
they have been demarcating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been demarcating
you will have been demarcating
he/she/it will have been demarcating
we will have been demarcating
you will have been demarcating
they will have been demarcating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been demarcating
you had been demarcating
he/she/it had been demarcating
we had been demarcating
you had been demarcating
they had been demarcating
Conditional
I would demarcate
you would demarcate
he/she/it would demarcate
we would demarcate
you would demarcate
they would demarcate
Past Conditional
I would have demarcated
you would have demarcated
he/she/it would have demarcated
we would have demarcated
you would have demarcated
they would have demarcated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.demarcate - separate clearly, as if by boundaries
differentiate, distinguish, secern, secernate, severalise, severalize, tell apart, separate, tell - mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple"
2.demarcate - set, mark, or draw the boundaries of something
circumscribe, confine, limit - restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"

demarcate

verb delimit, mark, separate, determine, fix, define, differentiate, distinguish between The police demarcated the city into eighteen geographical divisions.

demarcate

verb
To fix the limits of:
Translations

demarcate

[ˈdiːmɑːkeɪt] VTdemarcar

demarcate

[ˈdiːmɑːrkeɪt] vt (= delineate) [+ boundary] → délimiter

demarcate

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