circumscribe

Verb
  1. Draw a line around (synset 201586415)
    "He drew a circle around the points"
  2. Restrict or confine within limits (synset 200236085)
    "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"; "please confine your questions to the topic"; "our actions are circumscribed by our biology, personality, and by the social and cultural context into which we are born"
  3. To draw a geometric figure around another figure so that the two are in contact but do not intersect (synset 201586577)

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