How to use Designate in a sentence
After the word Asia had acquired its larger sense, it was still specially used by the Greeks to designate the country around Ephesus.
These items can end up everywhere in a house if you don't designate a spot for it.
Confederate officers wore insignias on their collars to designate rank.
Play some music, and designate someone to hold a limbo stick for kids to walk under.
Colors were used to designate a branch and, also at times, were used to show that the soldier served in a specific capacity.Advertisement
It is impossible to designate as a concordat the concessions which were wrested by violence from Pius VII.
The judges designate one of their number to preside as chief justice.
Designate a person who is responsible for managing the intervention and who will do the majority of speaking on behalf of the group.
He had meanwhile obtained the degree of doctor of theology from Erlangen, and was clever enough to persuade the Erfurt authorities to appoint him professor designate of theology.Advertisement
The natives designate the Bolivian climatic zones as yungas, valle or medio yungas, cabezera de valle, puna and puna brava.
The reference in this passage is plainly to one whom he might well designate as his teacher.
The term parlour bronzes serves to designate objects for domestic use, as flower-vases, incense-burners and alcove ornaments.
For many centuries the word was used to designate any fine powder; its present-day application to the product of the distillation of wine is of comparatively recent date.
In the Kubr-er-Rumia - " grave of the Roman lady " (Roman being used by the Arabs to designate strangers of Christian origin) - the Medrassen and the Jedars, Algeria possesses a remarkable series of sepulchral monuments.Advertisement
But in Irenaeus the term has already come to designate the whole movement.
To this hour, particularly in Valencia and the Balearics, Lemosi is employed to designate on the one hand the old Catalan and on the other the very artificial and somewhat archaizing idiom which is current in the jochs fiorals; while the spoken dialect is called, according to the localities, Valencid (in Valencia), Major qul and Menorqui (in Majorca and Minorca), or Catald (in Catalonia); the form Catalanesch is obsolete.
You can designate that he has graduated from potty training by creating a great certificate.
Naptime-When you bring your newborn home from the hospital, you may find that it is easier if you designate a place in the living room for your baby to nap, especially if her bedroom is some distance from the main areas of the house.
You can choose a themed basket or designate specific items for the basket of your choice.Advertisement
Designate only one card for online transactions to minimize electronic exposure.
While some merchants only sell gift cards in specific denominations, other merchants allow the purchasers to designate the amount of the gift as long as it falls within the merchant's minimum and maximum allowable amounts.
If the couple does not choose to designate any or all of their marital property as community property, it remains subject to equitable distribution rules under the law.
They may file joint tax returns, designate each other as insurance beneficiaries, refer to each other as husband or wife in public and commingle their assets.
For example, if you usually go to the bank whenever you receive a check in the mail, store your checks together and designate one day per week as "bank day".Advertisement
Add shelving above the desk for papers, storage, etc. Find a corner of your living area and designate it office space by adding a desk, chair, and lamp.
An accent wall can help designate an eating area, separating it from the rest of the room.
The programs designate times for parents to visit (as to not interfere with the therapeutic quality of the program).
Designate one or more members to write ideas on the board until it is full.
While eyes are closed, tap one player on the head to designate her as the assassin.
Use two ropes or two long jump ropes to designate a space approximately 15 feet long by four feet wide.
Designate one or two players as "ghosts," then have the remaining players spread out through the house, then remain stationary with their eyes closed.
Designate one player as the guard who must work to protect the paper towels.
Set the posterboard on the floor and designate a line five to 10 feet away from the board.
Designate a dance area with a wedding reception tent and dance floor.
The company also has the right to designate any schedule from the available options from your city.
When you sign up for the Amber Alert mobile notification system, you can designate up to five zip codes.
This Power of Attorney lets you designate a person to make your health care decisions if you are unable to do so.
You can designate a funeral location and even declare who you'd like to coordinate the ceremony.
In order to avoid paying estate taxes on the proceeds from a life insurance policy, designate someone as the beneficiary.
She walks around the circle saying, "Duck," as she pats each child on the head until she decides to designate one of her peers as the new goose.
The term Euboea did not designate the eminence upon which the Heraeum is placed, or the mountain-top behind the Heraeum only, but, as Pausanias distinctly indicates, the group of foothills of the hilly district adjoining the mountain.
The earliest age of civilization, which we may designate as the clay age, is marked by rude, hand-made pottery and thumb-marked bricks, flat on one side, concave on the other, gradually developing through several fairly marked stages.
So on their votive offerings some of these rulers designate themselves as patesis, or over-priests, of En-lil.
Haywa, renowned for his piety, whose influence began under Abdalmalik and increased under Walid, was his constant adviser and even determined him to designate as his successor his devout cousin Omar b.
It is used to designate the religious duty inculcated in the Koran on the followers of Mahomet to wage war upon those who do not accept the doctrines of Islam.
When Bute retired and George Grenville accepted the cares of official life, the higher post of first lord of the admiralty fell to Townshend's lot, but with his usual impetuosity he presumed to designate one of his satellites, Sir William Burrell (1732-1796), to a place under him at the board, and the refusal to accept the nomination led to his exclusion from the new administration.
It was about this time, apparently, that the Spaniards in Mexico adopted the term New Mexico to designate the land to the north; Rodriguez had called the country San Felipe, and Espejo had named it Nueva Andalucia.
It may be noted that Barbezieux had recently told Saint-Mars to designate his prisoners by circumlocutions in his correspondence, and not by name.
During the dry season, when the climate is very much like that of the West Indies, there occur terrible tornadoes and long periods of the harmattan - a north-east wind, dry and desiccating, and carrying with it from the Sahara clouds of fine dust, which sailors designate "smokes."
The name Geber has long been used to designate the author of a number of Latin treatises on alchemy, entitled Summa perfectionis magisterii, De investigatione perfectionis, De inventione veritatis, Liber fornacum, Testamentum Geberi Regis Indiae and Alchemia Geberi, and these writings were generally regarded as translations from the Arabic originals of Abu Abdallah Jaber ben Hayyam (Haiyan) ben Abdallah al-Kufi, who is supposed to have lived in the 8th or 9th century of the Christian era.
Itzehoe - survived to designate the heads of abbeys which since the Reformation have continued as Stifle, i.e.
The relation between a lord and his vassals, implied in the oath of fealty, has been extended to states of unequal power; it has been found convenient to designate certain states as vassal states, and their superiors as suzerains.
The use of the term " Mason and Dixon Line " to designate the boundary between the free and the slave states (and in general between the North and the South) dates from the debates in Congress over the Missouri Compromise in 1819-1820.
The titles of In War Time (1863) and National Lyrics (1865) rightly designate the patriotic rather than Tyrtaean contents of these books.
Of recent years, and more especially in America, it has become a custom to designate the study of mammals by the term " mammalogy."
The county board also elects a county highway commissioner for a term of three years, is required to designate a system of prospective county highways, and may levy a special tax and borrow money for the development of the system.
Some trace of this earlier application remains in the name "Bight of Benin," still given to that part of the sea which washes the Slave Coast, whilst up to 1894 "Benin" was used to designate the French possessions on the coast now included in Dahomey.
But the suggestion that " sense " might designate both the springs of experience is misleading, when we find in the sequel how much Locke tacitly credits " reflection " with.
The disagreeable habit of spitting is common to all the group. In a wide sense the term "llama" is used to designate all the South American Camelidae.
It was occasionally used after the Norman Conquest to designate members of the royal family.
What you two need is to learn the art of compromise, not designate a final decision maker.
In short, you can designate any system as an environment monitoring station and connect this little black box to your serial port.
The amended definition of " designate " also applies to the designation of states or regions under the PCT.
The word Karma, however, is often used to designate only the law's reaction to man's doings.
Ordinarily the term denotes a reincarnate lama, but in the terminology of Tibetan religious art it came to designate any outstandingly inspired artist.
In Australia and Papua the name flying-squirrel is applied to such marsupials as are provided with parachutes; animals which naturalists prefer to designate flying-phalangers (see MARSUPIALIA).
The term is in use in the Roman Catholic Church in Ireland to designate an assistant clergyman, and also to a certain extent in the American Episcopal Church, though "assistant minister" is usually preferred.
The Arabs usually designate Jerusalem by names expressive of holiness, such as Beit el Makdis and El Mukaddis or briefly El Kuds, i.e.
Attention must also be paid to the artificial restrictions of political geography, to the legislative restrictions bearing on labour and trade as imposed in different countries, and, above all, to the incessant fluctuations of the economic conditions of supply and demandand the combinations of capitalists or workers which affect the market.4 The term " applied geography " has been employed to designate commercial geography, the fact being that every aspect of scientific geography may be applied to practical purposes, including the purposes of trade.
It differs from the adder in having the head entirely covered with scales, shields being absent, and in having the snout somewhat turned up. The term "Asp" (Ã¡¼â‚¬ÃÆ’Ãâ‚¬ÃŽ¯Ãâ€š) seems to, have been employed by Greek and Roman writers, and by writers generally down to comparatively recent times, to designate more than one species of serpent; thus the asp, by means of which Cleopatra is said to have ended her life, and so avoided the disgrace of entering Rome a captive, is now generally supposed to have been the cerastes, or horned viper (Cerastes cornutus), of northern Africa and Arabia, a snake about 15 in.
This gives you much more control than, say, only being able to designate a small handful of titles as "ASAP."
Each year he uses Roman Numerals to designate which one it is every year (he's on 20+ now).
Parents may find it helpful to designate a physician, usually the primary pediatrician, or an experienced rehabilitation counselor to act as an advocate for their child and to aid them in coordinating their child's treatment program.
Doctors sometimes designate two different forms of rhinitis.
People who pre-arrange their own funeral can designate that they wish to have a land or ocean burial.
Each eligible organization must designate an employee to act as the coordinator for its application.
If your set doesn't come with its own cart or carry case, it's a good idea to designate one of your own.
If you play Scrabble regularly, either with friends or your family, the easiest way to have a Scrabble word finder right then and there during a game is to designate a bipartial individual.
Nonprofits often designate a special "associate" member category for individuals and companies who work in professions that market goods or services to the types of organizations that make up the primary membership.
Almost every airline has a program set up that allows donors to designate where they would like their air miles to go.
Designate as many winners as you like, and present them with a small token of goodies.
If you don't have a spare closet in your house, simply designate a large plastic storage container for this purpose.Planning ahead is the key to successfully creating a gift closet.
Designate one person as the judge as others take turns singing lines from the songs.
Leather handbags and clip purses come in a variety of designs -- and the term clip purse actually functions in a couple of ways to designate different purse functions.
Some labels may designate their bags as carryalls, totes or even briefs, but based on their shape, size and appearance, it's easy to determine whether they're work-appropriate or not.
Location- Designate a particular area in your house that will be known as the homework area.
Divide kids into teams, and designate a starting and stopping point.
Designate a particular time for everyone to meet up, and have your cameras ready to take lots of pictures!
Set the boundaries of where the kids can go to hide and designate an area as "base".
Some employers who offer direct deposit with paychecks allow employees to designate a portion of each check to separate accounts.
A rose tattoo has been used to designate prisoners bound for execution, religious affiliates, memory of a dead loved one and countless other purposes for centuries.
Set aside a point in the day to designate as your introspection time.
Another option for cheerleaders is to get a letterman jacket with special embroidery on the back to designate it as a pom or cheerleader jacket.
You designate a certain date as the cheerleading fundraiser night.
You and your employer can designate a portion of your salary to be contributed to your account-tax free.
Be sure you designate a certain area as the dance floor, even if this is just an area of your yard.
The constellations bearing the same names coincided approximately in position, when Hipparchus observed them at Rhodes, with the divisions they designate.
The name Hanover (Hohenufer = high bank), originally confined to the town which became the capital of the duchy of Luneburg-Calenberg, came gradually into use to designate, first, the duchy itself, and secondly, the electorate of Brunswick-Luneburg; and it was officially recognized as the name of the state when in 1814 the electorate was raised to the rank of a kingdom.
Its ancient name, though no longer used officially, except to designate a military district, has not been superseded in popular speech by the names of the eight modern divisions.
Congo was used to designate the country immediately south of the river of the same name, usually spoken of until the last half of the 19th century as the Zaire.
These two words, which are nearly but not quite synonymous, designate a single subject of inquiry, which presents itself under three different although connected and in a measure intermingled aspects.
It may be observed that, long after the Latins had ceased to exist as a separate people we meet in Roman writers with the phrase of nomen Latinum, used not in an ethnical but a purely political sense, to designate the inhabitants of all those cities on which the Romans had conferred " Latin rights " (jus Latinum) - an inferior form of the Roman franchise, which had been granted in the first instance to certain cities of the Latins, when they became subjects of Rome, and was afterwards bestowed upon many other cities of Italy, especially the so-called Latin colonies.
Causes relating to a Scrutiny (SoKtMavia); especially the Scrutiny, by the Senate, of Officials Designate.
As already explained, the name Austria is used for convenience to designate those portions of the possessions of the house of Habsburg, which were not included by the settlement of 1867 among the lands of the Hungarian crown.
This arrangement seems to have been deliberately made by Schmerling, so as to It is impossible to avoid using the word " Austria " to designate these territories, though it is probably incorrect.
The name Camaroes was also used to designate the neighbouring mountains.
Later she was often identified with Isis, and her name was used to designate foreign goddesses like those of Puoni and Byblus.
During the Saga Age (900-1050), in the beginning of Norse literature, vikingr is not as a rule used to designate any class of men.
The reason for using " viking " in a more generic sense than is warranted by the actual employment of the word in Old Norse literature rests on the fact that we have no other word by which to designate the early Scandinavian pirates of the 9th and the beginning of the 10th century.
Backed by this force he seems to have persuaded the ailing caliph to designate him as his successor.
For this purpose we may designate the points in one figure by letters A, B, C,.
But the title of emperor was also used in the middle ages, and is still used, in a loose and vague sense, without any ecclesiastical connotation or hint of connexion with Rome (the two attributes which should properly distinguish an emperor), and merely in order to designate a non-European ruler with a large extent of territory.
In Europe, Buddha is used to designate the last historical Buddha, whose family name was Gotama, and who was the son of Suddhodana, one of the chiefs of the tribe of the Sakiyas, one of the republican clans then still existent in India.
But the expression is most frequently used to designate disciplinary laws, in which case canons are distinguished from dogmatic definitions.
In the German Evangelical church the title of abbot (Abt) is sometimes bestowed, like abbe, as an honorary distinction, and sometimes survives to designate the heads of monasteries converted at the Reformation into collegiate foundations.
To designate years, some regions use seasonal, astronomical, or historical criteria, instead of the Western Gregorian calendar system.
Designate one night a week to make a new entry and take turns on who gets to write the information, letting her add her personal observations to the events of the past week and comment on people and places.
You can either splurge on a fancy ergonomic dog bed, or you can choose to simply fold up a few blankets and designate them as your dog bed.
When you first bring the animal home, designate an area for food and water bowls.
If your pet is going to remain in the house, designate an area for her to sleep, eat and relieve herself.
If you are not comfortable giving such blanket permission for treatment, you may be able instead to designate another adult who can give permission.
This adult may be a caretaker, such as a babysitter, teacher, or the parents of the friend your child is traveling with, or you may designate another family member.
Who you designate can change as often as you like, as long as you plan and get proper legal representation.
It's key for women to designate what the most important features are in nightwear for them personally.
Designate one end of the pool as the "safe zone" and have the minnows wait on the opposite end in the "minnow pond".
No matter what the game, designate a rest spot, or give swimmers a periodic break to catch their breath.
Designate someone as the paparazzi, and have that person shoot lots of pictures of the girls' arrival.
Designate the primary area of the party with decorations, party foods, candles, etc., and keep the rest of the house dimly lit so guests don't have to guess about where they should be in your home.
Each month they designate a featured title, and perhaps one or two alternate titles, which they advertise in their mailing.
Since most timers are customizable, you really can designate one for whatever it is you're counting down.
The types of buttons used on Union uniforms also helped to designate rank.
These uniforms were quite similar to the Union uniforms and included the frock coat that hung to the middle of the thigh and used buttons to designate rank.
The favourite name " Israel " with all its religious and national associations is somewhat ambiguous in an historical sketch, since, although it is used as opposed to Judah (a), it ultimately came to designate the true nucleus of the worshippers of the national god Yahweh as opposed to the Samaritans, the later inhabitants of Israelite territory (c).
It is used to designate an apocryphal writing entitled in the older MSS.
But if the epithet is intended to designate an animal that takes an interest in its rider so far as a beast can, that in some way understands his intentions, or shares them in a subordinate fashion, that obeys from a sort of submissive or halffellow-feeling' with his master, like the horse or elephant, then I say that the camel is by no means docile - very much the contrary.
One force was to be put ashore about the extremity of the peninsula - an area which it is convenient to designate as " Helles."
Ustun-tagh, which appears on Stieler's map as an alternative name for Altyn-tagh, means Higher or Farther Mountains, and though not used locally of any specific range, would be appropriately employed to designate the higher and more southerly of the twin border-ranges of the Tibetan plateau.
Faraday's term " electrode," literally " a way (650s) for electricity to travel along," might be well applied to designate the insulated conductor along which the electric messenger is despatched.
He served with distinction in both Dacian campaigns; in the second Trajan presented him with a valuable ring which he himself had received from Nerva, a token of regard which seemed to designate Hadrian as his successor.
In the early Roman empire the word was used to designate the companions of the emperor (comites principis) and so became a title of honour.
Schists in the common acceptance of that term are really highly crystalline rocks; fissile slates, shales or sandstones, in which the original sedimentary structures are little modified by recrystallization, are not included in this group by English petrologists, though the French schistes and the German Schiefer are used to designate also rocks of these types.
Until, however, the last quarter of the 19th century "Zaire" was frequently used to designate the stream.
They are parts of the same city, and if their names have been used to designate particular classes of pottery, it is not because the technical or decorative features of each class distinguish it from the other two, but chiefly for the purpose of identifying the place of production.
Eventually Mexico and New Mexico came to designate the still vaster region of Spanish North America, which (till cut down by changes which have limited the modern republic of Mexico) reached as far as the Isthmus of Panama on the south and took in California and Texas on the north.
Further, it has been found convenient to designate the leaf-bearing stem as a whole by the term shoot, so that the body may, as Sachs suggested, be primarily analysed into shoot and root.
The name was imported from Ireland, where it had been used to designate one of the Ribbon societies that devoted its energies to intimidating and maltreating process servers and the agents of landlords, and whose greatest activity was between 1835 and 1855.
The name of Hohenzollern is used much more frequently than the official Sigmaringen to designate the combined principalities.
Its adoption by the languages of Europe cannot apparently be traced farther back than the 4th century of our era, at which date it was employed to designate an imaginary animal living on the banks of the Euphrates.
To expedite business, at the request of the court, the governor may designate not more than four justices of the supreme court to act temporarily as additional associate judges of the court of appeals.
Such were the Hindu nakshatras, a word originally signifying stars in general, but appropriated to designate certain small stellar groups marking the divisions of the lunar track.
It is often stated that the territories to which the name is now applied were first known as Nueva Cartago, while Costa Rica was used in a wider sense to designate the whole south-western coast of the Caribbean Sea, from the supposed mineral wealth of this region.
This is confirmed by the employment in Byzantine Greek of the term thTros or ioirra to designate domesticated cats brought from Egypt.
Another region so called is that part of the Sahara washed by the Atlantic. The name is also used to designate the territory under French jurisdiction west of Timbuktu and north of the Senegal.
The superintendent of public instruction is appointed by the governor and council for a term of two years, and it is his duty to prescribe the form of register to be kept in the schools, to investigate the condition of the schools, to make suggestions and recommendations for improving them, to lecture upon educational subjects in the towns and cities, to hold at least one teachers' institute each year in each of the counties, and to designate the times and places for holding examinations of those who wish to teach.
The word is used loosely, especially by Hindu authors, to designate all the tribes which from time to time invaded India from the north, much as all the tribes who invaded China are indiscriminately termed Tatars.
The name Mozambique, used first to designate the island, was also given to the town and extended to the whole of the Portuguese possessions on the east coast of Africa.
In Massachusetts, as in New England generally, the word " town " is used, officially and colloquially, to designate a township, and during the colonial era the New England town-meeting was a notable school for education in self-government.
The word is used also to designate the supporting frame or arms carrying the microscopes or verniers of a graduated circle.
On April 7th, 1541, he sailed from Lisbon with Martim Alfonso de Sousa, governor designate of India, and lived amongst the common sailors, ministering to their religious and temporal needs, especially during an outbreak of scurvy.
Linnaeus, even in his latest publication, placed it in the genus Hirundo; but the interleaved and annotated copies of his Systema naturae in the Linnean Society's library show the species marked for separation and insertion in the Order Grallae - Pratincola trachelia being the name by which he had meant to designate it in any future edition.
Therefore the Arabs designate the whole complex of towns which lay together around Seleucia and Ctesiphon and formed the residence of the Sassanids by the name Madain, "the cities," - their number is often given as seven.
Each of the signatory powers is to designate within three months from the ratification of the convention four persons at the most, of recognized competence in international law, enjoying the highest moral consideration, and willing to accept the duties of arbitrators.