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'designate'

Overview of verb designate
1. designate, denominate -- (assign a name or title to)

2. delegate, designate, depute, assign -- (give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person))

3. indicate, point, designate, show -- (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")

4. destine, fate, doom, designate -- (decree or designate beforehand; "She was destined to become a great pianist")

5. intend, destine, designate, specify -- (design or destine; "She was intended to become the director")


Overview of adj designate

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1. designate -- (appointed but not yet installed in office)



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