Synonyms for (verb) designate

Synonyms: intend, designate, destine, specify

Definition: design or destine

Usage: She was intended to become the director

Similar words: plan

Definition: make plans for something

Usage: He is planning a trip with his family


Synonyms: fate, doom, designate, destine

Definition: decree or designate beforehand

Usage: She was destined to become a great pianist

Similar words: ordain

Definition: issue an order


Synonyms: show, point, indicate, designate

Definition: indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively

Usage: I showed the customer the glove section; He pointed to the empty parking space; he indicated his opponents

Similar words: inform

Definition: impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to

Usage: I informed him of his rights


Synonyms: delegate, depute, designate, assign

Definition: give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)

Similar words: appoint, charge

Definition: assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to

Usage: He was appointed deputy manager; She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance

Synonyms for (adjective) designate

Synonyms: designate

Definition: appointed but not yet installed in office

Similar words: incoming

Definition: arriving at a place or position

Usage: incoming class; incoming mail