(?), n. [L. designatio: cf. F. dsignation.] 1. The act of designating; a pointing out or showing; indication.
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2. Selection and appointment for a purpose; allotment; direction.
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3. That which designates; a distinguishing mark or name; distinctive title; appellation.
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The usual designation of the days of the week.
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4. Use or application; import; intention; signification, as of a word or phrase.
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Finite and infinite seem . . . to be attributed primarily, in their first designation, only to those things which have parts.
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