|1.||[ verb ] assign a designation to|
|Related terms:||denote label number denomination designation denomination|
|2.||[ verb ] give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)|
|Synonyms:||assign delegate depute|
|Related terms:||appoint place transfer delegate promote demote cast mandate post place cast mandate devolve regiment task assignment appointment delegate delegating delegacy|
|3.||[ verb ] decree or designate beforehand|
|Synonyms:||doom destine fate|
"She was destined to become a great pianist"
|Related terms:||ordain Destiny destination|
|4.||[ adjective ] appointed but not yet installed in office|
|5.||[ verb ] design or destine|
|Synonyms:||intend destine specify|
"She was intended to become the director"
|Related terms:||plan design calculate slate mean destination|