Associations to the word «Designate»


DESIGNATE, adjective. Designated; appointed; chosen.
DESIGNATE, verb. To mark out and make known; to point out; to name; to indicate; to show; to distinguish by marks or description; to specify; as, to designate the boundaries of a country; to designate the rioters who are to be arrested.
DESIGNATE, verb. To call by a distinctive title; to name.
DESIGNATE, verb. To indicate or set apart for a purpose or duty; -- with to or for; to designate an officer for or to the command of a post or station.

Dictionary definition

DESIGNATE, verb. Assign a name or title to.
DESIGNATE, verb. Give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person).
DESIGNATE, verb. Indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively; "I showed the customer the glove section"; "He pointed to the empty parking space"; "he indicated his opponents".
DESIGNATE, verb. Decree or designate beforehand; "She was destined to become a great pianist".
DESIGNATE, verb. Design or destine; "She was intended to become the director".
DESIGNATE, adjective. Appointed but not yet installed in office.

Wise words

Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
Napoleon Hill