Textual thesaurus for "designate"

(verb) intend, destine, specify

design or destine

She was intended to become the director

(verb) fate, doom, destine

decree or designate beforehand

She was destined to become a great pianist

(verb) show, point, indicate

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

(verb) denominate

assign a name or title to

(verb) delegate, depute, assign

give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)