Synonyms of designate in English:


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See UK English definition of designate

See Spanish definition of nombrar


1‘some organizations designate a press officer within the PR office’

appoint, nominate, depute, delegate
select, choose, pick, decide on, settle on
elect, name, identify, assign, allot, co-opt, ordain, induct
informal plump for

2‘a few of the rivers are designated ‘Sites of Special Scientific Interest’’

classify, class, pronounce, label, tag
name, call, entitle, term, christen, dub, style, brand
formal denominate

3‘try designating the same time every week to catch up on paperwork’

allot, appoint, specify, define
earmark, set aside, devote, stipulate, state, particularize, pinpoint