to decide upon (the time or date for an event) usually from a position of authority <the designated time for the meeting> Related Words adopt
to pick (someone) by one's authority for a specific position or duty <he has yet to designate his successor as head of the firm> Related Words authorize
Near Antonyms blackball
, throw out
to give a name to <he was designated “Air Jordan” by his fans> Synonyms baptize
, clepe [archaic]
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