Definitions of circumscribe

To draw a line around so as to touch at certain points without cutting. See Inscribe, 5.

To inclose within certain lines or boundaries; hence, to restrict; as, the power of the President of the United States is circumscribed by the law of the land; in geometry, to surround with a figure which touches at every possible point; as, to circumscribe a triangle with a circle.

To draw a line round: to inclose within certain limits.

To inclose; limit.

To draw around; limit; define.

to draw a geometric figure around another figure so that the two are in contact but do not intersect

draw a line around; " He drew a circle around the points"

To draw round; to limit; to enclose.

To draw a line round; to bound; to limit; to confine or restrict.

Circumscription.