143 - Circumscribe

Circumscribe : Verb

  1. to limit somebody/something’s freedom, rights, power, etc. (Oxford)
  2. to limit something : (Cambridge)

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Sentence (s)

  1. The power of the monarchy was circumscribed by the new law. (Oxford)
  2. They are still highly circumscribed in their authority. (Oxford)
  3. There followed a series of tightly circumscribed visits to military installations.(Cambridge)

Phrases & Connected Words

  • monarchy was circumscribed
  • circumscribed in their authority
  • circumscribed visits

Synonym(s)

  1. Bound
  2. Confine

Antonym(s)

  1. Allow
  2. Free

Word Family

  1. Circumscription