Pronunciation of Designate
/dˈɛzɪɡnˌe͡ɪt/, /dˈɛzɪɡnˌeɪt/, /d_ˈɛ_z_ɪ_ɡ_n_ˌeɪ_t/
Antonyms for designate:
Synonyms for designate:
randomize, indentured, roving, acting, self-employed, manual, paid, cherry-pick, blue-collar, locate, unprofessional, white-collar, itinerant, decide on, retired, plump for, opt, pro, emeritus, temporary, winnow out, part-time, unwaged, mark off, qualified, full-time, characterize, probationary, junior, employable, tenured, creative, credit with, ex officio, worker.
select, put together.
fix on, decide on.
name, title, denominate.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)
consent, bless, countersign, assent, confirm, notarize, denominate, permit, authenticate, validate, empower, sanction, deputize, approve, warrant, agree, enfranchise, entitle, enable, commission, license, certify, ordain, authorize, affirm.
mark, brand, ticket, point, gesture, cue, nudge, prompt, notify, symbolize, point out, betoken, alert, beckon, wave, tag, motion, flag, nod, indicate, signal, shrug, stamp, note, guide, gesticulate, label, denote, wink.
name, entitle (verb)
specify as selection (verb)
denote, choose, evidence, delegate, mark, define, depute, appoint, pick, stipulate, indicate, pin down, show, commission, deputize, allot, allocate, assign, opt, charge, characterize, peg, constitute, authorize, tap, name, make, earmark, tag, set apart.
Usage examples for designate:
- But when two and then three other children in the family fell ill and began in the same way to designate Mother Samuel as a witch, the parents were more willing to heed the hint thrown out by the physician. - "A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718", Wallace Notestein.
- The temperament which we designate by the term 'artistic' resembles the ocean in its varying moods, and in the surprising swiftness with which one mood or aspect gives place to another. - "Story-Lives of Great Musicians", Francis Jameson Rowbotham.
- It is not possible to designate accurately the amount of protein and other nutrients that should be in the daily ration of all persons, because the needs of the body vary so with different individuals. - "Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value", Harry Snyder.