What does designation mean?

Definitions for designation
des·ig·na·tion

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

    Etymology: [L. designatio: cf. F. dsignation.]

  2. Designation(noun)

    selection and appointment for a purpose; allotment; direction

    Etymology: [L. designatio: cf. F. dsignation.]

  3. Designation(noun)

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

    Etymology: [L. designatio: cf. F. dsignation.]

  4. Designation(noun)

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

    Etymology: [L. designatio: cf. F. dsignation.]

How to pronounce designation?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say designation in sign language?

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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

Examples of designation in a Sentence

  1. The State Department:

    As a result of this designation, all property subject to U.S. jurisdiction in which Santoso has any interest is blocked and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in any transactions with Santoso.

  2. 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.

  3. Sarah Carroll:

    Our regulatory system is efficient and flexible, and I am confident that designation will not impact plans for the Strand Bookstore, in fact, the type of work she has described is typical for commercial storefronts and permits can often be issued quickly by staff.

  4. Jeffrey Lewis:

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

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Vice means Immorality,so a sensible can understand the value of the position whose designation is prefixed or attached with the word 'Vice'.

Images & Illustrations of designation

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