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designation(Naming), noun appellation, approval, assigning, assignment, authorization, categorization, choosing, commissioning, delegating, delegation, denomination, denotation, deputation, designatio, fixing, identification, indication, installation, label, ordainment, ordination, particularization, placing in office, pointing out, selection, signification, specification, stipulation
Associated concepts: designated agent, designated docuuent, designation of beneficiary
designation(Symbol), noun badge, cipher, distinnuishing mark, earmark, emblem, hallmark, identification mark, indicator, indicium, initial, insignia, label, mark, name, representation, sign, standard, title, token, totem, trademark, type
See also: acceptance, admittance, allotment, assignment, attribution, call, caption, choice, citation, class, classification, cognomen, color, complexion, decision, delegation, denomination, department, deputation, device, diagnosis, discretion, earmark, election, expression, identification, kind, manner, nomination, reference, rubric, selection, signification, specification, term, title
DESIGNATION, wills. The expression used by a testator, instead of the name
of the person or the thing he is desirous to name; for example, a legacy to.
the eldest son of such a person, would be a designation of the legatee. Vide
1 Rop. Leg. ch. 2.
2. A bequest of the farm which the testator bought of such a person; or of the picture he owns, painted by such an artist, would be a designation of the thing devised or bequeathed.