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1. designate

verb. ['ˈdɛzəgˌneɪt, ˈdɛzɪgˌneɪt'] assign a name or title to.

Synonyms

  • denote
  • denominate
  • label

Antonyms

  • front
  • back
  • left
  • right

Etymology

  • designatus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Designate

  • agglutinate
  • alienate
  • alternate
  • assassinate
  • caffeinate
  • carbonate
  • chlorinate
  • concatenate
  • contaminate
  • coordinate
  • cross-pollinate
  • culminate
  • decaffeinate
  • decontaminate
  • denominate
  • designate
  • determinate
  • detonate
  • discriminate
  • disseminate

Sentences with designate


1. Verb, base form
Both allow you to designate your group as private or public.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
On the other hand, many wills designate family members as the executor of the estate.

2. designate

verb. ['ˈdɛzəgˌneɪt, ˈdɛzɪgˌneɪt'] give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person).

Synonyms

  • assign
  • promote
  • reassign
  • demote
  • relegate
  • regiment
  • transfer
  • post
  • kick downstairs
  • kick upstairs
  • devolve
  • place
  • upgrade
  • elevate
  • mandate
  • delegate
  • task
  • bump
  • raise
  • charge
  • depute
  • cast
  • break
  • advance

Antonyms

  • promote
  • upgrade
  • downgrade
  • divest

Etymology

  • designatus (Latin)

3. designate

verb. ['ˈdɛzəgˌneɪt, ˈdɛzɪgˌneɪt'] design or destine.

Synonyms

  • intend
  • specify
  • design
  • destine
  • mean
  • plan
  • calculate
  • direct
  • slate

Antonyms

  • stay
  • upload
  • export
  • import

Etymology

  • designatus (Latin)

4. designate

adjective. ['ˈdɛzəgˌneɪt, ˈdɛzɪgˌneɪt'] appointed but not yet installed in office.

Antonyms

  • forfeit

Etymology

  • designatus (Latin)

5. designate

verb. ['ˈdɛzəgˌneɪt, ˈdɛzɪgˌneɪt'] decree or designate beforehand.

Synonyms

  • destine
  • doom
  • ordain

Antonyms

  • take
  • take away
  • stay in place
  • e-mail

Etymology

  • designatus (Latin)

6. designate

verb. ['ˈdɛzəgˌneɪt, ˈdɛzɪgˌneɪt'] indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively.

Synonyms

  • reflect
  • point out
  • signalize
  • indicate
  • signalise
  • call attention
  • show
  • finger
  • inform

Antonyms

  • email
  • recuperate
  • better
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • designatus (Latin)
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