Antonyms for designate
ˈdɛz ɪgˌneɪt; -nɪt, -ˌneɪt
This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term designate.
appointed but not yet installed in office
assign a name or title to
delegate, designate, depute, assign(verb)
give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
indicate, point, designate, show(verb)
indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively
"I showed the customer the glove section"; "He pointed to the empty parking space"; "he indicated his opponents"
fate, taper, place, suggest, demo, exhibit, register, show, testify, head, depict, target, evidence, sharpen, maneuver, present, read, indicate, specify, point, channelize, record, betoken, denominate, repoint, channelise, picture, assign, signal, shew, steer, usher, intend, manoeuver, delegate, destine, aim, manoeuvre, depute, level, prove, render, direct, charge, luff, doom, establish, demonstrate, evince, argue, bespeak, express, orient, guide, show up, bear witness
destine, fate, doom, designate(verb)
decree or designate beforehand
"She was destined to become a great pianist"
intend, destine, designate, specify(verb)
design or destine
"She was intended to become the director"
fate, qualify, narrow, peg down, show, fix, nail down, delineate, stand for, point, pin down, doom, determine, indicate, particularize, assign, specify, think, intend, signify, delegate, destine, specialize, mean, depute, delimit, specialise, stipulate, delimitate, define, limit, denominate, condition, particularise, set, narrow down, set apart
designate(verb)To mark out and make known; to point out; to name; to indicate; to show; to distinguish by marks or description; to specify; as, to designate the boundaries of a country; to designate the rioters who are to be arrested.
designate(verb)To call by a distinctive title; to name.
designate(verb)To indicate or set apart for a purpose or duty; -- with to or for; to designate an officer for or to the command of a post or station.
How to use designate in a sentence?
The manner in which the foreign minister of Brazil suddenly informed (us of) the postponement ... when the ambassador designate was already at the palace, is unacceptable to Indonesia.
Where the public transportation is open to all, there is a strong argument to designate a limited public forum to ensure a peaceful and efficient system aimed at getting the public to their destinations first and foremost.
I would say the news is that The President agreed to designate The President top people to sit down with all the leaders' staffs this weekend to see if we can come up an agreement to recommend back to us, the various leaders.
I think it is very important that he decides who will succeed him, like King Hussein did, if Qaboos does not designate a successor himself, it will be more difficult to ensure that disagreements among the family remain contained.
The chairperson expressed his hope that the flight of the First Vice President-designate could be rescheduled within days, without further conditions, to ensure the timely formation of the transitional government of national unity.
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