Demarcate

Pronunciation: [ dih-mahr-keyt ]


Definition: verb

to determine or mark off the boundaries or limits of

Origin: Early 19th century; English


Etymology: back-formation from demarcation


Usage:


Synonyms:

  • separate

  • divide

  • delimit

  • distinguish

Antonyms:

  • attach

  • combine

  • connect

  • join

  • link

  • unite

Example:

One of the girls demarcated the room with tape so her sister wouldn't come on her side.

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