Synonyms of designation
1 nameDictionary • Level 4 alert is a designation reserved for very serious incidents.
name • I don't even know if Sullivan is his real name.
title • Her husband was honoured with the title 'Sir Denis'.
label • Her treatment of her husband earned her the label of the most hated woman in America.
description • his description of the country as a 'police state'
tag • Jazz is starting to lose its elitist tag.
epithet • players who fitted their manager's epithet of `headless chickens'
2 appointmentDictionary • the designation of the city as a centre of culture
specification • such difficulties as the unclear specification of measures
stipulation • His only stipulation is that his clients follow his advice.
3 electionDictionary • the designation of Ali as Prophet Muhammad's successor
election • the election of the Labour government in 1964
choice • His choice of words made Rodney angry.
selection • this selection of popular songs
appointment • his appointment as foreign minister in 1985
nomination • On Leo's death there were two main candidates for nomination as his replacement.
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appointmentThe appointment of a person to a particular job is the choice of that person to do it.
• his appointment as foreign minister in 1985
choiceYour choice is someone or something that you choose from a range of things.
• His choice of words made Rodney angry.
Thesaurus for designation from the Collins English Thesaurus
something that designates, such as a name or distinctive mark