Synonyms and Antonyms of designation
a word or combination of words by which a person or thing is regularly known
- We've never given the homemade gadget a proper designation.
baptismal name, Christian name, first name, forename, given name
family name, maiden name, middle name, surname
byname, diminutive, epithet, nickname, sobriquet (also soubriquet)
banner, rubric, tag
alias, nom de guerre, nom de plume, pen name, pseudonym
trivial name, vernacular
brand name, label, trademark, trade name
the state or fact of being chosen for a position or duty
- Her designation as the running mate was greeted with enthusiasm.
billet, gig, job, office, place, position, situation, spot, station
authorization, delegation, deputation, emplacement, placement, ranking
anointing, anointment, induction, installation, installment (also instalment), instating, investiture, investment, ordination
choice, choosing, destination, election, nomination, picking, selection, singling (out)