Definition of CIRCUMSCRIBE


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) draw a line around; "He drew a circle around the points" ;

  • 2. (

    ) restrict or confine within limits; "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"; "please confine your questions to the topic"; "our actions are circumscribed by our biology, personality, and by the social and cultural context into which we are born" ;

  • 3. (

    ) to draw a geometric figure around another figure so that the two are in contact but do not intersect ;

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