circumscribe - Dictionary definition and meaning for word circumscribe
circumscribe -> circle + scribe(a writer of manuscripts); so circumscribe means a person writing around the same lines or topic.
remember circumference..we restrict ourself around a circle..
Lakshman drew a circle around Sita's hut to circumscribe(LIMIT,RESTRICT) her
scribed in a circle,or limited region
circumscribe=circle+describe....you have to describe the things only with in circle...limited,restrained,boundary
circumscribe means drawing a circle around triangle or square or any other polygon. which also means that we are limiting the region confined for scaling the polygon.