Usage examples for Designating

  1. Privately, I don't lose no time designating to this here Koga, which is the slick- headed boy's name, where he gets off so far as I is concerned. – J. Poindexter, Colored by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
  2. For that reason, and also for the same that makes partnerships desirable, they congregate in companies of four or six, generally designating themselves by the name of the place from whence the majority of the members have emigrated; as, for example, the Illinois, Bunker Hill, Bay State, etc. – The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52 by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe
  3. The land- warrant with which you pre- empted your claim bore a certain designating number. – The Mystery of Metropolisville by Edward Eggleston
  4. Ahead, the main tunnel ended in a series of smaller portal ways, each emblazoned with a huge illuminated number designating a continental thruway. – Code Three by Rick Raphael
  5. He should furnish the bride's family with a list of names of persons to whom he desires to have invitations sent, designating his preference for those to be asked to the wedding breakfast or reception. – The Book of Good Manners by W. C. Green