Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. Mehrgan's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Persian
      • Home Country:
      • Iran
      • Current Location:
      • Iran

    • Join Date: Apr 2009
    • Posts: 1,742

    'to limit Sth' or 'delimit Sth'?

    May I know the difference between the two please? (Aprt from the register, would either suggest anything the other wouldn't?)

    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Apr 2009
    • Posts: 12,307

    Re: 'to limit Sth' or 'delimit Sth'?

    To delimit is to mark the boundaries. To limit is to require something to stay within the boundaries.

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 3
    Last Post: 03-Jul-2012, 10:49
  2. suffer sth ending sth
    By ChuckHong in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 27-May-2012, 14:23
  3. 'take care of sth' (deal with sth) = 'look after sth'?
    By Mehrgan in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 24-Mar-2012, 11:12
  4. [Grammar] to be afraid to do sth? to be arfaid that sth might happen?
    By englishhobby in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 04-Mar-2012, 18:58
  5. enjoy doing sth or be interested in doing sth?
    By joham in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 24-Dec-2007, 12:10


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts