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Circumscribe

Cir`cum`scribe´
v. t.1.
1.to write or engrave around.
2.To inclose within a certain limit; to hem in; to surround; to bound; to confine; to restrain.
To circumscribe royal power.
- Bancroft.
3.(Geom.) To draw a line around so as to touch at certain points without cutting. See Inscribe, 5.
Verb1.circumscribe - draw a line around; "He drew a circle around the points"
2.circumscribe - restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
Synonyms: confine, limit
3.circumscribe - to draw a geometric figure around another figure so that the two are in contact but do not intersect
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