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Another word for designate

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Verb
  1. To make known or identify, as by signs

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    show

  2. To set aside or apart for a specified purpose

      1. An identifying feature or characteristic:
      2. An identifying mark on the ear of a domestic animal.
      3. An item or provision in a legislative bill that allots money for a project or institution in a specific locale, usually written or sponsored by a representative from that area.
      1. To select for a duty or office; appoint:
      2. To set apart for a particular purpose or place in a particular category; designate:
      3. To give out as a task; allot:
      1. Suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place; fitting.
      2. To set apart for a specific use:
      3. To take possession of or make use of exclusively for oneself, often without permission:
      1. To set apart for a special purpose; designate:
      2. To distribute according to a plan; allot:
  3. To give a name or title to

      1. An identifying name given to a book, play, film, musical composition, or other work.
      2. A general or descriptive heading, as of a book chapter.
      3. A written work that is published or about to be published:
      1. A limited or established period of time that something is supposed to last, as a school or court session, tenure in public office, or a prison sentence.
      2. A point in time at which something ends; termination:
      3. The end of a normal gestation period:
      1. The way in which something is said, done, expressed, or performed:
      2. The combination of distinctive features of literary or artistic expression, execution, or performance characterizing a particular person, group, school, or era.
      3. Sort; type:
      1. A word or words by which an entity is designated and distinguished from others.
      2. A word or group of words used to describe or evaluate, often disparagingly:
      3. Representation or repute, as opposed to reality:
      1. To give a name or title to.
      2. To furnish with a right or claim to something:
      1. To tap lightly on the shoulder by way of conferring knighthood.
      2. To honor with a new title or description.
      3. To give a name to facetiously or playfully; nickname.
      1. To issue or express in terms of a given monetary unit:
      2. To give a name to; designate.
      3. Of or relating to a quantity as a multiple of a unit:
      1. To baptize into a Christian church.
      2. To give a name to at baptism.
      3. To name:
      1. To say in a loud voice; announce:
      2. To demand or ask for the presence of:
      3. To demand or ask for a meeting of; convene or convoke:
      1. To admit into Christianity by means of baptism.
      2. To cleanse or purify.
      3. To initiate.
  4. To describe with a word or term

      1. A limited or established period of time that something is supposed to last, as a school or court session, tenure in public office, or a prison sentence.
      2. A point in time at which something ends; termination:
      3. The end of a normal gestation period:
      1. A strip of leather, paper, metal, or plastic attached to something or hung from a wearer's neck to identify, classify, or label:
      2. The plastic or metal tip at the end of a shoelace.
      3. The contrastingly colored tip of an animal's tail.
      1. The way in which something is said, done, expressed, or performed:
      2. The combination of distinctive features of literary or artistic expression, execution, or performance characterizing a particular person, group, school, or era.
      3. Sort; type:
      1. A word or words by which an entity is designated and distinguished from others.
      2. A word or group of words used to describe or evaluate, often disparagingly:
      3. Representation or repute, as opposed to reality:
      1. An item used to identify something or someone, as a small piece of paper or cloth attached to an article to designate its origin, owner, contents, use, or destination.
      2. A descriptive term; an epithet.
      3. A distinctive name or trademark identifying a product or manufacturer, especially a recording company.
      1. To describe the qualities or peculiarities of:
      2. To be a distinctive trait or mark of; distinguish:
      1. To say in a loud voice; announce:
      2. To demand or ask for the presence of:
      3. To demand or ask for a meeting of; convene or convoke:
  5. To select for an office or position

      1. To strike gently with a light blow or blows:
      2. To give a light rap with:
      3. To produce with a succession of light blows:
      1. To propose as a candidate in an election or as one to be considered for an honor or prize:
      2. To designate or appoint to an office or responsibility:
      1. A word or words by which an entity is designated and distinguished from others.
      2. A word or group of words used to describe or evaluate, often disparagingly:
      3. Representation or repute, as opposed to reality:
      1. To cause to exist or happen; bring about; create:
      2. To bring into existence by shaping, modifying, or putting together material; construct:
      3. To form by assembling individuals or constituents:
      1. To select or designate to fill an office or a position:
      2. To fix or set by authority or by mutual agreement:
      3. To furnish; equip:
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Another word for designate

Verb
  1. To specify

  2. To appoint

      1. To impose a duty, responsibility, or obligation on:
      2. To instruct or urge authoritatively; command:
      3. To instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence.
      1. A word or words by which an entity is designated and distinguished from others.
      2. A word or group of words used to describe or evaluate, often disparagingly:
      3. Representation or repute, as opposed to reality:
      1. To propose as a candidate in an election or as one to be considered for an honor or prize:
      2. To designate or appoint to an office or responsibility:
      1. To take as a choice from among several; pick out.
      2. To make a choice or selection.
      3. Singled out in preference; chosen: