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designation

noun

1 designation

Identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others.

synonyms: appellation, appellative, denomination.

Roget 564: nomenclature; naming etc. v.; nuncupation, nomination, baptism; orismology; onomatopoeia; antonomasia.    name; appelation, appelative; designation, ... show more

Roget 75: class, division, category, categorema, head, order, section; department, subdepartment, province, domain.    kind, sort, genus, ... show more

Dutch: benaming
Polish: zwrot



2 designation

The act of putting a person into a non-elective position.

synonyms: appointment, assignment, naming.

Roget 755: commission, delegation; consignment, assignment; procuration; deputation, legation, mission, embassy; agency, agentship; power of attorney; clerkship; ... show more

Dutch: opdracht, toewijzen
Polish: powoĊ‚anie

3 designation

The act of designating or identifying something.

synonym: identification.

Dutch: benaming, identificatie
Polish: identyfikacja


Moby thesaurus: allocation, appellation, appellative, appointment, assignment, attribution, baptism, binomen, binomial name, blood, brand, breed, byword, calling, cast, character, characterization, christening, clan, classification ... show more.

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