What does designation mean?

Definitions for designation

Here are all the 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. Jeffrey Lewis:

    The only way a Scud gets a new designation is if it is substantially different.

  2. Markus Lipp:

    This maximum use limit has a temporary designation, but nevertheless is considered for now to be appropriately health protective.

  3. State Department:

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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