Definitions for designation

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word designation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. appellation, denomination, designation, appellative(noun)

    identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others

  2. appointment, assignment, designation, naming(noun)

    the act of putting a person into a non-elective position

    "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"

  3. designation, identification(noun)

    the act of designating or identifying something

Wiktionary

  1. designation(Noun)

    The act of designating; a pointing out or showing; indication.

  2. designation(Noun)

    Selection and appointment for a purpose; allotment; direction.

  3. designation(Noun)

    That which designates; a distinguishing mark or name; distinctive title; appellation.

  4. designation(Noun)

    Use or application; import; intention; signification, as of a word or phrase.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Designation(noun)

    the act of designating; a pointing out or showing; indication

  2. Designation(noun)

    selection and appointment for a purpose; allotment; direction

  3. Designation(noun)

    that which designates; a distinguishing mark or name; distinctive title; appellation

  4. Designation(noun)

    use or application; import; intention; signification, as of a word or phrase

  5. Origin: [L. designatio: cf. F. dsignation.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of designation in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of designation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. State Department:

    The rescission of Cuba's designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism reflects our assessment that Cuba meets the statutory criteria.

  2. Libyan Ambassador Ibrahim Dabbashi:

    We mainly asked the designation of the ship, we spoke with members of the Indian Mission and gave them the letter we sent to the sanctions committee.

  3. Libyan Ambassador Ibrahim Dabbashi:

    We mainly asked for the designation of the ship, we spoke with members of the Indian Mission and gave them the letter we sent to the sanctions committee.

  4. Chief Executive Flemming Ornskov:

    The designation is normally given if a compound potentially would bring significant progress either in terms of safety or efficacy, so we take that as a positive sign.

  5. Casandra Matej:

    The current management, how everything is managed, will stay the same, this is a designation that will draw visitors to our destination, and allow us to share our splendid missions with the world.

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