Definitions for designate
ˈdɛz ɪgˌneɪt; -nɪt, -ˌneɪtdes·ig·nate
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word designate.
appointed but not yet installed in office
assign a name or title to
delegate, designate, depute, assignverb
give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
indicate, point, designate, showverb
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"
destine, fate, doom, designateverb
decree or designate beforehand
"She was destined to become a great pianist"
intend, destine, designate, specifyverb
design or destine
"She was intended to become the director"
To mark out and make known; to point out; to name; to indicate; to show; to distinguish by marks or description; to specify; as, to designate the boundaries of a country; to designate the rioters who are to be arrested.
To call by a distinctive title; to name.
To indicate or set apart for a purpose or duty; -- with to or for; to designate an officer for or to the command of a post or station.
Designated; appointed; chosen.
Etymology: designatus, past participle of designare
designated; appointed; chosen
to mark out and make known; to point out; to name; to indicate; to show; to distinguish by marks or description; to specify; as, to designate the boundaries of a country; to designate the rioters who are to be arrested
to call by a distinctive title; to name
to indicate or set apart for a purpose or duty; -- with to or for; to designate an officer for or to the command of a post or station
Etymology: [L. designatus, p. p. of designare. See Design, v. t.]
Under the Colombian Constitution of 1886 the Designate was a person—a member of the Senate or member of the Cabinet—selected to act as President when the incumbent was dead, ill or otherwise unable to discharge the duties of office. The Designate was elected by the Senate at the beginning of each Legislature. The Designate could be indefinitely reelected during only one Presidency. The concept of the Designate survived until the Colombian Constitution of 1991, when the office of Vice President reappeared.
To create, design or assign for a specific purpose.
The driver designate was the person who chose to drink coffee for the night out.
Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'designate' in Verbs Frequency: #1042
The numerical value of designate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of designate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
It would be good if we all left, Oreskovic, Petrov and me, and the HDZ to provide a new prime-minister designate. We will do everything to find a solution as soon as possible, it would be the best solution to refresh the leading positions in the government.
China and Russia will not fully enforce even existing sanctions, geopolitically it would be difficult to designate new sanctions without a very convincing rationale for Beijing, Moscow and even South Korea's Moon government.
I also strongly believe it is critically important that Secretary-designate Austin be confirmed as quickly as possible after President-elect Biden becomes President on January 20th.
Between the age limits of nine and fourteen there occur maidens who, to certain bewitched travelers, twice or many times older than they, reveal their true nature which is not human, but nymphic (that is, demoniac); and these chosen creatures I propose to designate as nymphets.
Where the public transportation is open to all, there is a strong argument to designate a limited public forum to ensure a peaceful and efficient system aimed at getting the public to their destinations first and foremost.
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- обозначавам, определям, означавам, назначавам, именувам, предназначавамBulgarian
- označit, vymezit, jmenovat, ustanovitCzech
- designieren, markieren, kennzeichnen, nennen, vorsehen, signieren, benennen, bestimmen, ausersehen, nominierenGerman
- titular, designado, designarSpanish
- nimittää, merkitä, määrittää, osoittaa, nimetä, korvamerkitä, valitaFinnish
- 示す, 称する, 指定するJapanese
- designéierenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- numi, indica, designa, denumi, desemnaRomanian
- назначать, указывать, называть, именоватьRussian
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