HyperDic: designate

English > 6 senses of the word designate:
VERBcommunicationdesignate, denominateassign a name or title / title to
socialdesignate, delegate, depute, assigngive an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
communicationdesignate, indicate, point, showindicate a place, direction, person, or thing
communicationdesignate, destine, fate, doomdecree or designate beforehand
cognitiondesignate, intend, destine, specifydesign or destine
ADJECTIVEalldesignateappointed but not yet installed in office
designate > pronunciation
Soundsdeh'zahgney.t; deh'zihgney.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > designate: 6 senses > adjective 1
Meaningappointed but not yet installed in office.
BroaderincomingArriving at a place or position
Spanishdesignado, nombrado
English > designate: 6 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningAssign a name or title / title to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
NarrowerdenoteBe a sign or indication of
labelAssign a label to
numberGive numbers to
Spanishdenominar, designar
Catalandenominar, designar
Adjectivesdesignativeserving to designate
Nounsdesignationthe act of designating or identifying something
designationidentifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
English > designate: 6 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningGive an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person) .
PatternSomebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
ModelThey designate him to write the letter
Synonymsdelegate, depute, assign
Narrowercastselect to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet
castAssign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors
delegate, deputetransfer power to someone
demote, bump, relegate, break, kick downstairsAssign to a lower position
devolvePass on or delegate to another
mandateAssign authority to
mandateAssign under a mandate
placeAssign to (a job or a home)
placeplace somebody in a particular situation or location
postAssign to a post
promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevateGive a promotion to or assign to a higher position
regimentAssign to a regiment
taskAssign a task to
transfer, reassigntransfer somebody to a different position or location of work
Broaderappoint, chargeAssign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
Spanishasignar, atribuir, delegar, designar
Catalanassignar, delegar, designar
Nounsdesignationthe act of putting a person into a non-elective position
English > designate: 6 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningIndicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsindicate, point, show
NarrowerfingerIndicate the fingering for the playing of musical scores for keyboard instruments
pointIndicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle
reflectmanifest or bring back
signalize, signalise, point out, call attentionpoint out carefully and clearly
BroaderinformImpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
Spanishapuntar, demostrar, designar, enseñar, indicar, mostrar, presentar, probar, revelar, señalar
Catalanapuntar, assenyalar, demostrar, designar, ensenyar, indicar, mostrar, presentar, provar, revelar
English > designate: 6 senses > verb 4, communication
MeaningDecree or designate beforehand.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Synonymsdestine, fate, doom
Broaderordainissue an order
Spanishdesignar, destinar, estar destinado, predecir, tener un destino
English > designate: 6 senses > verb 5, cognition
Meaningdesign or destine.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Synonymsintend, destine, specify
Narrowercalculate, aim, directspecifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
designPlan something for a specific role or purpose or effect
meandestine or designate for a certain purpose
slatedesignate or schedule
Broaderplanmake plans for something
Spanishdesignar, destinar
Catalandesignar, destinar

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