Definition Of designate


appoint (someone) to a specified position.

he was designated as prime minister

appointed to an office or position but not yet installed.

the Director designate

Example Of designate

  • "There is no designated parking in the village and traffic is a problem.

  • An indorsement in blank is one in which the indorser does not designate a specific person as the one to whom the bill is to be payable.

  • Any company using less than their free allowance will be able to sell the balance under the scheme to which over 100 countries have signed up, including all EU states as well as the designate members.

  • Ask your folks to prepare or update a will and designate a family member to handle medical and financial affairs.

  • Every day he cycled to the newly designated high-tech zone seeking approval to build his business there.

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