When you set a boundary beyond which your child cannot cross, this is an example of a time when you demark the boundary.
(third-person singular simple present demarks, present participle demarking, simple past and past participle demarked)
- To demarcate.
- marked, markèd
Variant of demarcate
transitive verbdemarcated, demarcating
- to set or mark the limits of; delimit
- to mark the difference between; distinguish; separate
Origin of demarcateback-formation ; from demarcation