1 designate /ˈdɛzɪgˌneɪt/ verb
designates; designated; designating
1 designate
designates; designated; designating
Learner's definition of DESIGNATE
[+ object]
: to officially choose (someone or something) to do or be something : to officially give (someone or something) a particular role or purpose
often used as (be) designated
often followed by to + verb
: to call (something or someone) by a particular name or title often used as (be) designated
: to be used as a name for (something or someone)
: to mark, show, or represent (something)
usually used as (be) designated

— designated

see also designated driver, designated hitter

— designator

/ˈdɛzɪgˌneɪtɚ/ noun, plural designators [count]
2 designate /ˈdɛzɪgˌneɪtɚ/ adjective
2 designate
Learner's definition of DESIGNATE
not used before a noun formal
: chosen for a particular job but not officially doing that job yet
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