designate

  • 1 Designate — Des ig*nate, a. [L. designatus, p. p. of designare. See {Design}, v. t.] Designated; appointed; chosen. [R.] Sir G. Buck. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Designate — Des ig*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Designated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Designating}.] 1. 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 designate — I. adjective Etymology: Latin designatus, past participle of designare Date: 1629 chosen but not yet installed < ambassador designate > II. transitive verb ( nated; nating) Date: 1639 1. to indicate and set apart for a spec …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 4 Officer Designate — OF(D)[1] is a term used in the NATO rank scale, and comes below OF 1.[1] Contents 1 NATO 2 Rank 3 See also …

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  • 5 Designate (Columbia) — 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… …

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  • 6 Speaker-designate — A Speaker designate is a member of the House of Representatives who has been selected by the caucus of the majority party to be nominated as Speaker of the House, but who has not yet taken office or been elected by the full House of… …

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  • 7 designate — designative, designatory /dez ig neuh tawr ee, tohr ee, dez ig nay teuh ree/, adj. designator, n. designee, n. v. /dez ig nayt /; adj. /dez ig nit, nayt /, v., designated, designating, adj. v.t. 1. to mark or point out; indicate; show; specify …

    Universalium

  • 8 designate — 1. adjective /ˈdɛzɪɡ.nət,ˈdɛzɪɡ.neɪt,ˈdɛzɪɡ.neɪt/ Designated; appointed; chosen. 2. verb /ˈdɛzɪɡ.nət,ˈdɛzɪɡ.neɪt,ˈdɛzɪɡ.neɪt/ a) To mark out and make known; to point out; to name; to indicate; to …

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  • 9 Designate (Colombia) — Designate redirects here. For other uses, see designated and All pages beginning with designat . 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 …

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  • 10 designate — I verb appoint, assign, authorize, be specific, characterize, choose, commission, declare, define, denominate, denote, designare, detail, determine, discriminate, earmark, enter into detail, entitle, express, fix, formulate, indicate, itemize,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 designate a place — index locate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 12 designate for appointment — index nominate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 13 designate for election — index nominate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 14 designate for office by vote — index elect (select by a vote) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 15 designate incorrectly — index mislabel Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 16 designate to a post — index delegate, hire Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 17 designate — ▪ I. designate des‧ig‧nate 1 [ˈdezɪgneɪt] verb [transitive] JOBS to choose someone or something for a particular job or purpose: • Mr Timmer has been designated to succeed Mr van der Klugt. • The government designated the aircraft industry as a… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 18 chairman-designate — UK US noun [S] ► WORKPLACE, MANAGEMENT the person who has been chosen as chairman of a company or organization but who has not yet started the job …

    Financial and business terms

  • 19 designate — verb ADVERB ▪ formally, officially ▪ The area has now been formally designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest. ▪ specially, specifically ▪ originally …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 designate — I adj. (placed after a noun) a minister designate II v. 1) (D; tr.) to designate as (the state was designated as a disaster area) 2) (H) we designated him to serve as our delegate 3) (N; used with a noun) the state was designated a disaster area… …

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