designated

[ verb dez-ig-neyt; adjective dez-ig-nit, -neyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF designated

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DESIGNATED

With a gesture he designated the Fathers of the Grotto, whom he avoided naming.

He who was designated First among the council of the Mureess answered.

I have designated this degeneration by the term blastophthoria.

Thus the Street of the Holy Ghost contains the church so designated.

Charles designated his brother Henry, the King of Poland, as his successor.

Mr. Lyttleton was to leave the jewels in a designated spot at the foot of the cliffs.

The trouble is an ancient one and is designated as "shelling" or "rattling."

No wonder this was designated "the most eloquent speech that ever was made."

Had she heard, by any mischance, that impertinent phrase by which I designated her?

You are a rip and ugly customer and you will stay in the garrison I designated.

WORD ORIGIN

past participle adjective from designate. Designated hitter introduced in American League baseball in 1973, soon giving wide figurative extension to designated, e.g. designated driver, by 1985.

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