Definitions For Designate


  • Design or destine
  • Decree or designate beforehand
  • Indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively
  • Assign a name or title to
  • Give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
  • To officially choose (someone or something) to do or be something : to officially give (someone or something) a particular role or purpose
  • To call (something or someone) by a particular name or title
  • To be used as a name for (something or someone)


  • Appointed but not yet installed in office

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

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

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

Examples of Designate in a Sentence

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

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Antonyms for Designate

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