designates

[ verb dez-ig-neyt; adjective dez-ig-nit, -neyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF designates
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DESIGNATES

"Male efflorescence" is the apt term by which Professor Ward designates it.

He designates the Igigi as belonging to heaven, the Anunnaki as belonging to the earth.

Why may not this man be the same whom Diodorus designates satrap of Cappadocia?

He designates a man to take his place should he be disabled.

One special light he designates by the old Persian word "Isfahbad."

He designates an aiming point when the target cannot be seen with the naked eye.

The governor is commissioner for the deaf, and designates and commits them.

Sometimes it designates our sensations; at another, the exciting cause of our sensations.

Bancroft designates it "the best position on the whole coast."

And you whom he designates, I command you, in the name of the King, to surrender peaceably.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from Latin designatus, past participle of designare (see design (v.)).