Designate

Definition of Designate

Des´ig`nate
a.1.Designated; appointed; chosen.
v. t.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 country; to designate the rioters who are to be arrested.
[imp. & p. p. Designated; p. pr. & vb. n. Designating.]
2.To call by a distinctive title; to name.
3.To indicate or set apart for a purpose or duty; - with to or for; as, to designate an officer for or to the command of a post or station.

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