Definitions for designation

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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

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. designation(noun)ˈdɛz ɪgˌneɪt; adj. -nɪt, -ˌneɪt

    the act of designating

    the designation of the building as a holy site

  2. designationˈdɛz ɪgˌneɪt; adj. -nɪt, -ˌneɪt

    an official name given to sth

    ***The radar system received its new designation.

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


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

designation(noun)

a name or title.

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