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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To appoint or choose.

2. (v. t.) To mark out and make known; to point out; to name; to indicate; to show; to distinguish by marks or description; to specify; as, to designate the boundaries of a country; to designate the rioters who are to be arrested.

3. (v. t.) To call by a distinctive title; to name.

4. (v. t.) To indicate or set apart for a purpose or duty; -- with to or for; to designate an officer for or to the command of a post or station.

4316. prosagoreuo -- to address, hence to call by name
... by name. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: prosagoreuo Phonetic Spelling:
(pros-ag-or-yoo'-o) Short Definition: I address by name, designate Definition: I ...
// - 6k

3724. horizo -- to mark off by boundaries, to determine
... Spelling: (hor-id'-zo) Short Definition: I define, determine, appoint, decree
Definition: I separate, mark off by boundaries; I determine, appoint, designate. ...
// - 8k

4270. prographo -- to write before
... I write previously Definition: (a) I write previously (aforetime); I write above
(already), (b) I depict or portray openly, (c) I designate beforehand. ...
// - 6k

4401. procheirotoneo -- to appoint beforehand
... beforehand. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: procheirotoneo Phonetic Spelling:
(prokh-i-rot-on-eh'-o) Short Definition: I designate beforehand Definition ...
// - 7k

2525. kathistemi -- to set in order, appoint
... From kata and histemi; to place down (permanently), ie (figuratively) to designate,
constitute, convoy -- appoint, be, conduct, make, ordain, set. ...
// - 8k

3700. optanomai -- to appear
... Cognate: 3700 (or , likely a later cognate of 3708 ) -- () See 3708 (). [Some forms
of Strong's numbering systems designate as 3708.]. Word Origin from a prim. ...
// - 8k

Strong's Hebrew
5344. naqab -- to pierce
... A primitive root; to puncture, literally (to perforate, with more or less violence)
or figuratively (to specify, designate, libel) -- appoint, blaspheme, bore ...
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559. amar -- to utter, say
... 1), commands (3), consider (1), continued (2), decided (2), declare* (1), declared
(2), declared* (1), declares (1), demonstrates (1), designate (1), desired (1 ...
/hebrew/559.htm - 7k

5567. saman -- appoint
... Word Origin a prim. root Definition appoint NASB Word Usage place (1). appointed.
A primitive root; to designate -- appointed. 5566, 5567. saman. 5568 . ...
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5414. nathan -- to give, put, set
... 1), consider (1), consign (1), contribute (1), cried (1), dedicated (1), defeat
(1), deliver (26), delivered (26), delivers (3), designate (1), designated (1 ...
/hebrew/5414.htm - 9k

8376. taah -- probably to mark out
... 1). point out. A primitive root; to mark off, ie (intensively) designate --
point out. 8375, 8376. taah. 8377 . Strong's Numbers.
/hebrew/8376.htm - 5k

5344a. naqab -- to pierce
... root Definition to pierce NASB Word Usage bored (1), designate (1), designated
(6), distinguished (1), holes (1), name (1), pierce (4), pierced (1). ...
/hebrew/5344a.htm - 5k


Blessed Martyrs Designate, -- Along with the Provision which Our ...
... Chapter I. Blessed Martyrs Designate, " Along with the provision which our
lady mother the Church? [8961] Blessed Martyrs Designate ...
/.../tertullian/ad martyras/chapter i blessed martyrs designate.htm

Whether it must be Said that the Three Persons are of one Essence?
... of Peter." On the other hand, the thing having form is not wont to be designated
as belonging to the form except when we wish to qualify or designate the form. ...
// theologica/whether it must be said.htm

Who are These Men who are Wont to Dispute at Such Great Length in ...
... You ought to mention them by name, and designate the men themselves. ... You ought
to mention them by name, and designate the men themselves. ...
/.../22 who are these men.htm

The Evolution of Early Congregationalism the Stone which the ...
... The term "Independent" was preferred to designate the somewhat similar polity among
the nonconformist churches in old England.[b] Brownism and Barrowism are ...
/.../chapter i the evolution of.htm

The Kingdom Foreshadowed
... Though the words symbol and type are not technically distinct, we have agreed to
use the word symbol to designate an object or animal that prefigures Christ ...
/.../palmer/a birds-eye view of the bible/i the kingdom foreshadowed.htm

Whether the Notional Acts are to be Attributed to the Persons?
... as the creature proceeds from Him, and this is common to the three persons; and
so those actions which are attributed to God to designate the proceeding of ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the notional acts are.htm

Whether Daring is a Sin?
... ii, 7; iv, 4,5,6). Hence the names of certain passions have to be applied to certain
vices and virtues: and in order to designate vices we employ especially ...
// theologica/whether daring is a sin.htm

Whether an Illegitimate Son Can be Legitimized?
... natural son to the emperor's court, for by this very fact the son is legitimate
on account of the reputation of the court; (2) if the father designate him in ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether an illegitimate son can.htm

Whether Temperance is a Special virtue?
... I answer that, It is customary in human speech to employ a common term in a restricted
sense in order to designate the principal things to which that common ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether temperance is a special.htm

Whether the Father and the Son are one Principle of the Holy Ghost ...
... Objection 2: Further, in this proposition "the Father and the Son are one principle
of the Holy Ghost," we do not designate personal unity, because in that ...
/...// theologica/whether the father and the.htm

Designate (7 Occurrences)
... To mark out and make known; to point out; to name; to indicate; to show; to distinguish
by marks or description; to specify; as, to designate the boundaries of ...
/d/designate.htm - 8k

Appoint (114 Occurrences)
... prescribe; to fix the time and place of. 3. (vt) To assign, designate, or
set apart by authority. 4. (vt) To furnish in all points; to ...
/a/appoint.htm - 41k

Godhead (5 Occurrences)
... consciousness were more active in it than in "Godhead." Thus, it seems formerly
to have suggested itself almost as inevitably to designate the Divine nature of ...
/g/godhead.htm - 22k

Name (10157 Occurrences)
... 8. (n.) To designate by name or specifically for any purpose; to nominate;
to specify; to appoint; as, to name a day for the wedding. ...
/n/name.htm - 23k

Jude (4 Occurrences)
... The appellation "servant of Jesus Christ" "is never thus barely used in
an address of an epistle to designate an apostle" (Alford). ...
/j/jude.htm - 40k

Galatia (6 Occurrences)
... 1. Two Senses of Name: "Galatia" was a name used in two different senses during
the 1st century after Christ: (1) Geographical To designate a country in the ...
/g/galatia.htm - 23k

Italy (4 Occurrences)
... As the power of Rome advanced, nations were successively conquered and added to
it till it came to designate the whole country to the south of the Alps. ...
/i/italy.htm - 10k

Brand (4 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) A mark made by burning with a hot iron, as upon a cask, to designate the
quality, manufacturer, etc., of the contents, or upon an animal, to designate...
/b/brand.htm - 9k

... 2. (vt) To summon to the discharge of a particular duty; to designate for an office,
or employment, especially of a religious character; -- often used of a ...
/c/call.htm - 11k

... sum of money deposited by two parties to a suit which was forfeited by the loser
and appropriated to sacred uses; (2) as a military term to designate the oath ...
/s/sacraments.htm - 19k

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Designate (7 Occurrences)

Exodus 21:13
but not if it is unintentional, but God allows it to happen: then I will appoint you a place where he shall flee.
(See NIV)

Numbers 34:7
And this shall be your north border: from the great sea ye shall designate for you mount Hor:

Numbers 34:8
From mount Hor ye shall designate your border to the entrance of Hamath; and the limits of the border shall be at Zedad:

Numbers 34:10
And ye shall designate your east border from Hazar-enan to Shepham:

Joshua 20:2
"Speak to the children of Israel, saying,'Assign the cities of refuge, of which I spoke to you by Moses,

1 Samuel 16:3
Call Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show you what you shall do. You shall anoint to me him whom I name to you."
(See NAS)

Isaiah 62:2
And the nations will see your righteousness, and all kings your glory: and you will have a new name, given by the mouth of the Lord.
(See NAS)



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