Definition of Designation:

  1. The choosing and naming of someone to be the holder of an official position.

  2. Appointment, selection, or classification of an individual into a different category from the others. The act of identifying something or someone.

  3. Government: Identification of a landmark or location with official meanings by the US government.

Synonyms of Designation

Appointment, Nomination, Selection, Choice, Choosing, Picking, Election, Naming, Identifying, Allocation, Appellation, Appellative, Appointment, Assignment, Attribution, Baptism, Binomen, Binomial name, Blood, Brand, Breed, Byword, Calling, Cast, Character, Characterization, Christening, Clan, Classification, Cognomen, Color, Cryptonym, Definition, Denomination, Denotation, Description, Determination, Differentiation, Disclosure, Empty title, Epithet, Eponym, Euonym, Expression, Feather, Fingering, Fixing, Form, Genre, Genus, Grain, Handle, Hint, Honorific, Hyponym, Identification, Ilk, Indication, Indicativeness, Kidney, Kin, Kind, Label, Line, Lot, Make, Manifestation, Manner, Mark, Meaning, Mold, Moniker, Name, Namesake, Naming, Nature, Nicknaming, Nomen, Nomen nudum, Nomination, Number, Ordainment, Ordination, Persuasion, Phylum, Picking out, Pigeonhole, Pigeonholing, Pinning down, Pointing, Pointing out, Pointing to, Posting, Precision, Proper name, Proper noun, Proposal, Race, Recognition, Scientific name, Secret name, Selection, Shape, Show, Showing, Signification, Sort, Species, Specification, Stamp, Stipulation, Strain, Stripe, Style, Styling, Suggestion, Symptomaticness, Tabbing, Tag, Tautonym, Terming, The like of, The likes of, Title, Transferral, Tribe, Trinomen, Trinomial name, Type, Variety

How to use Designation in a sentence?

  1. A leaders designation of his own successor.

Meaning of Designation & Designation Definition