Is DESIGNATE a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Scrabble Global :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'designate'


  1. DESIGNATE, design or destine
  2. DESIGNATE, decree or designate beforehand
  3. DESIGNATE, indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively
  4. DESIGNATE, assign a name or title to
  5. DESIGNATE, give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
  6. DESIGNATE, to officially choose (someone or something) to do or be something : to officially give (someone or something) a particular role or purpose
  7. DESIGNATE, to call (something or someone) by a particular name or title
  8. DESIGNATE, to be used as a name for (something or someone)


  1. DESIGNATE, appointed but not yet installed in office

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The word DESIGNATE is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'designate' in a sentence

  1. The wooden stakes designate the edge of the building site.
  2. the designated time for the meeting

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