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

Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.
Victor Hugo