Associations to the word «Designation»

Wiktionary

DESIGNATION, noun. The act of designating; a pointing out or showing; indication.
DESIGNATION, noun. Selection and appointment for a purpose; allotment; direction.
DESIGNATION, noun. That which designates; a distinguishing mark or name; distinctive title; appellation.
DESIGNATION, noun. Use or application; import; intention; signification, as of a word or phrase.

Dictionary definition

DESIGNATION, noun. Identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others.
DESIGNATION, noun. The act of putting a person into a non-elective position; "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee".
DESIGNATION, noun. The act of designating or identifying something.

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne