Synonyms of 'designation'
1 nameDictionary, title, label
Level 4 alert is a designation reserved for very serious incidents.
I don't even know if Sullivan is his real name.
Her husband was honoured with the title 'Sir Denis'.
Her treatment of her husband earned her the label of the most hated woman in America.
his description of the country as a 'police state'
Jazz is starting to lose its elitist tag.
players who fitted their manager's epithet of `headless chickens'
2 appointmentDictionary, classing, labelling
the designation of the city as a centre of culture
3 electionDictionary, choice, selection
the designation of Ali as Prophet Muhammad's successor
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The appointment of a person to a particular job is the choice of that person to do it.
his appointment as foreign minister in 1985
Your 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
A designation is a description , name, or title that is given to someone or something. Designation is the fact of giving that description, name, or title.