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des·ig·nate

 (dĕz′ĭg-nāt′)
tr.v. des·ig·nat·ed, des·ig·nat·ing, des·ig·nates
1. To indicate or specify; point out: a fence that designates the property boundary.
2. To give a name or title to; characterize: The 1920s have been designated as the "Roaring Twenties."
3. To select and set aside for a duty, office, or purpose: designated a delegate to represent our department; designated funds for the project. See Synonyms at allocate, appoint.
adj. (-nĭt)
Appointed but not yet installed in office: the commissioner designate.

[Latin dēsignāre, dēsignāt- : dē-, de- + signāre, to mark (from signum, sign; see sekw- in Indo-European roots).]

des′ig·na′tive, des′ig·na·to′ry (-nə-tôr′ē) adj.
des′ig·na′tor n.

designate

vb (tr)
1. to indicate or specify
2. to give a name to; style; entitle
3. to select or name for an office or duty; appoint
adj
(immediately postpositive) appointed, but not yet in office: a minister designate.
[C15: from Latin dēsignātus marked out, defined; see design]
ˈdesigˌnative, designatory adj
ˈdesigˌnator n

des•ig•nate

(v. ˈdɛz ɪgˌneɪt; adj. -nɪt, -ˌneɪt)

v. -nat•ed, -nat•ing,
adj. v.t.
1. to mark or point out; specify.
2. to denote; signify; mean.
3. to name; entitle; style.
4. to nominate or select, as for a duty or office.
adj.
5. named or selected for an office, position, etc., but not yet installed: ambassador-designate.
[1640–50; < Latin dēsignātus, past participle of dēsignāre]
des`ig•na′tion, n.
des′ig•na`tive, des•ig•na•to•ry (ˈdɛz ɪg nəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) adj.
des′ig•na`tor, n.

designate


Past participle: designated
Gerund: designating

Imperative
designate
designate
Present
I designate
you designate
he/she/it designates
we designate
you designate
they designate
Preterite
I designated
you designated
he/she/it designated
we designated
you designated
they designated
Present Continuous
I am designating
you are designating
he/she/it is designating
we are designating
you are designating
they are designating
Present Perfect
I have designated
you have designated
he/she/it has designated
we have designated
you have designated
they have designated
Past Continuous
I was designating
you were designating
he/she/it was designating
we were designating
you were designating
they were designating
Past Perfect
I had designated
you had designated
he/she/it had designated
we had designated
you had designated
they had designated
Future
I will designate
you will designate
he/she/it will designate
we will designate
you will designate
they will designate
Future Perfect
I will have designated
you will have designated
he/she/it will have designated
we will have designated
you will have designated
they will have designated
Future Continuous
I will be designating
you will be designating
he/she/it will be designating
we will be designating
you will be designating
they will be designating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been designating
you have been designating
he/she/it has been designating
we have been designating
you have been designating
they have been designating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been designating
you will have been designating
he/she/it will have been designating
we will have been designating
you will have been designating
they will have been designating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been designating
you had been designating
he/she/it had been designating
we had been designating
you had been designating
they had been designating
Conditional
I would designate
you would designate
he/she/it would designate
we would designate
you would designate
they would designate
Past Conditional
I would have designated
you would have designated
he/she/it would have designated
we would have designated
you would have designated
they would have designated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.designate - assign a name or title to
denote - be a sign or indication of; "Her smile denoted that she agreed"
number - give numbers to; "You should number the pages of the thesis"
label - assign a label to; designate with a label; "These students were labelled `learning disabled'"
2.designate - give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)designate - give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
mandate - assign authority to
cast - select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet; "He cast a young woman in the role of Desdemona"
post - assign to a post; put into a post; "The newspaper posted him in Timbuktu"
cast - assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors; "Who cast this beautiful movie?"
devolve - pass on or delegate to another; "The representative devolved his duties to his aides while he was in the hospital"
task - assign a task to; "I tasked him with looking after the children"
place - place somebody in a particular situation or location; "he was placed on probation"
regiment - assign to a regiment; "regiment soldiers"
reassign, transfer - transfer somebody to a different position or location of work
delegate, depute - transfer power to someone
mandate - assign under a mandate; "mandate a colony"
elevate, kick upstairs, promote, upgrade, advance, raise - give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work"
demote, kick downstairs, relegate, bump, break - assign to a lower position; reduce in rank; "She was demoted because she always speaks up"; "He was broken down to Sergeant"
appoint, charge - assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"
place - assign to (a job or a home)
3.designate - 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"
inform - impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights"
point - indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle; "the dog pointed the dead duck"
finger - indicate the fingering for the playing of musical scores for keyboard instruments
call attention, point out, signalise, signalize - point out carefully and clearly
reflect - manifest or bring back; "This action reflects his true beliefs"
4.designate - decree or designate beforehand; "She was destined to become a great pianist"
ordain - issue an order
5.designate - design or destine; "She was intended to become the director"
plan - make plans for something; "He is planning a trip with his family"
mean - destine or designate for a certain purpose; "These flowers were meant for you"
design - plan something for a specific role or purpose or effect; "This room is not designed for work"
slate - designate or schedule; "He slated his talk for 9 AM"; "She was slated to be his successor"
aim, calculate, direct - specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
Adj.1.designate - appointed but not yet installed in office
incoming - arriving at a place or position; "incoming class"; "incoming mail"

designate

verb
1. name, call, term, style, label, entitle, dub, nominate, christen one man interviewed in our study, whom we shall designate as `Mr E'
2. specify, term, class, describe, indicate, brand, define, pronounce, classify, characterize, stipulate, denote I live in Exmoor, which is designated as a national park.
3. choose, reserve, select, label, flag, tag, assign, allocate, set aside, earmark, mark out, allot, keep back Some of the rooms were designated as offices.
4. appoint, name, choose, commission, select, elect, delegate, nominate, assign, depute We need to designate someone as our spokesperson.

designate

verb
1. To make known or identify, as by signs:
2. To set aside or apart for a specified purpose:
3. To give a name or title to:
4. To describe with a word or term:
5. To select for an office or position:
Translations
مُعَيَّنيُحَدِّد، يُخَصِّصيُعَيِّن
označitprohlásiturčitustanovitvymezit
betegnedesigneretkommendeudnævneudpege
nimittäävalita
kijelölt
nefnaútnefna, tilnefnaútnefndur
paskirtasispaskirtasis vairuotojaspavadinimaspavadintipažymėti
norādītnoteiktnozīmētnozīmēts
dezignovaný
atamakatanmışbelirtmektayin edilmiştayin etmek

designate

A. [ˈdezɪgneɪt] VT (= name) → denominar; (= appoint) → nombrar, designar; (= indicate) → señalar, indicar
to designate sb to do sthnombrar or designar a algn para hacer algo
I was designated as their representativeme nombraron or designaron representante de su grupo
some of the rooms were designated as officesdestinaron algunas de las habitaciones a oficinas
the woodland has been designated (as) a bird sanctuaryel bosque ha sido declarado reserva ornitológica
B. [ˈdezɪgnɪt] ADJdesignado, nombrado

designate

[ˈdɛzɪgneɪt]
vt
(= nominate) → désigner
to designate sb as sth → désigner qn comme qch, désigner qn qch
(= earmark) to be designated as sth → être destiné(e) à être qch, être réservé(e) à être qch
to be designated for sb → être destiné(e) à qn, être réservé(e) à qn designated area
[ˈdɛzɪgnət] adjdésigné(e)
prime minister designate → Premier ministre désigné
chairman designate → président désignédesignated area nzone f réservéedesignated driver nconducteur/trice m/f désigné(e)

designate

vt
(= name)kennzeichnen, benennen; (= appoint)bestimmen, ernennen, designieren (form); to designate somebody as somethingjdn zu etw ernennen
(= indicate, specify, mark)festlegen, bestimmen; to be designated for somethingfür etw bestimmt sein; smoking is permitted in designated areasRauchen ist in den dafür bestimmten Bereichen erlaubt; to be the designated driverals Fahrer bestimmt sein
adj the Prime Minister designateder designierte Premierminister

designate

[vb ˈdɛzɪgˌneɪt; adj ˈdɛzɪgnɪt]
1. vt to designate sb/sth (as)designare qn/qc (come)
to designate sb to do sth → designare qn a fare qc
2. adj (after n) → designato/a

designate

(ˈdezigneit) verb
1. to call or name. It was designated a conservation area.
2. to point out or identify. He has been designated our next Prime Minister.
adjective
(placed immediately after noun) appointed to an office etc but not yet having begun it. the ambassador designate.
ˌdesigˈnation noun
a name or title.
ˌdesignated ˈdriver noun
(American) one of a group of friends who is chosen to drive them and therefore agrees not to drink alcohol at a party. etc.
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