designate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to point or specify; highlight.
    • to offer a name or title to; characterize.
    • To select and set aside for a duty, an office, or a purpose. See Synonyms at allocate, appoint.
    • To mark out and then make understood; to point out; to call; to indicate; to demonstrate; to differentiate by marks or information; to specify
    • To call by a unique name; to call.
    • to point or set apart for an intention or duty; -- with to or for.
  • adjective:
    • Appointed however however set up in workplace: the commissioner designate.
    • Designated; appointed; plumped for.
    • Designated; appointed; selected.
    • appointed but not however installed in workplace
  • verb:
    • To mark away and make known; to point out; to call; to point; to exhibit; to differentiate by marks or information; to specify; because, to designate the boundaries of a country; to designate the rioters who will be to be arrested.
    • To call by a unique title; to mention.
    • to point or set apart for an objective or task; -- with to or for; to designate an officer for or to the command of a post or section.
    • design or destine
    • give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or designate an activity to (someone)
    • decree or designate ahead of time
    • assign a name or subject to
    • suggest a location, course, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively
  • others:
    • To mark aside or indicate by noticeable lines, scars, description, name, or something known and determinate: because, to designate the limits of a country; to designate the spot where a star appears within the heavens; to designate where the soldiers arrived, or shall secure.
    • to indicate; differentiate from other people by indicator; title; settle the identity of: as, to designate every individual that was worried in a riot.
    • To appoint; pick or distinguish for a specific purpose; assign: with concerning, to, or an infinitive: since, to designate an officer for command of a station; this captain was designated to your demand associated with party, or even demand the celebration.
    • Synonyms To mention, characterize, specify.
    • To allot.
    • Appointed; marked aside.

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