Meaning of circumscribe in English
Etymologylate Middle English: from Latin circumscribere, from circum‘around’ + scribere‘write’
Definitions1. draw a line around
- « He drew a circle around the points »
- 2. restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
- 3. to draw a geometric figure around another figure so that the two are in contact but do not intersect