designate

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations verb: /ˈdɛzɪgneɪt/, adjective: /ˈdɛzɪgnət/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/v. ˈdɛzɪgˌneɪt; adj. -nɪt, -ˌneɪt/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(v. dezig nāt′; adj. dezig nit, -nāt′)


Inflections of 'designate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
designates
v 3rd person singular
designating
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
designated
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
designated
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Verb: specify
Synonyms:
specify , indicate, mark out, fix , name , choose , pick , pick out, settle on, decide on, set aside, allocate, earmark, devote , allot, set apart, pinpoint
Sense: Verb: appoint
Synonyms:
appoint, name , select , assign , choose , pick , pick out, settle on, decide on, ordain, nominate, elect, propose
Sense: Verb: label
Synonyms:
label , call , dub , title , term , style , name , christen, baptize, baptise (UK), nickname , entitle , identify, know sb as

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