Definition of Designatory

1. a. Serving to designate; designative; indicating.



Definition of Designatory

1. Adjective. Serving to designate. ¹

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Definition of Designatory

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Designatory

designate
designate(ip)
designated
designated driver
designated drivers
designated hitter
designated hitters
designated survivor
designates
designating
designation
designations
designative
designator
designators
designatory (current term)
designatum
designed
designed(a)
designedly
designedness
designee
designees
designer
designer baby
designer drug
designer drugs
designer oestrogen
designerati
designerless

Literary usage of Designatory

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1. An Elementary Hand-book of the Siamese Language by Basil Osborn Cartwright (1906)
"The designatory Particles. The use of the designatory particles, (piece words) ... There are a great many of these designatory particles, which are used for ..."

2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1911)
"These designatory processes may characterise other perceptions, as well as the perception of a letter. From knowledge of the stimulus, the experimenter ..."

3. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1899)
"designatory Terms Desirable. The terms should he designatory. By this is meant that the name should unfailingly e^ill up the thought of the exact thing ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on Abstracts and Examinations of Title to Real Property by George William Warvelle (1921)
""We do grant and convey;" "I do grant bargain and sell;" or some other designatory description which serves to identify the grantor. ..."

5. A Treatise on the American Law of Vendor and Purchaser of Real Property by George William Warvelle (1902)
"repugnant to or inconsistent with the designatory description. Thus, in an agreement for a deed the land was first described by numbers and dimensions and ..."

6. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1885)
"... five years may be fairly expressed by describing the latter as consisting of names which are for the most part: designatory rather than descriptive. ..."

7. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1885)
"... be fairly expressed by describing the latter as consisting of names which are for the most part: designatory rather than descriptive. Vertebrate human. ..."

8. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1888)
"... among other phrases designatory of the last act of life, " to swallow one's tongue," " to extinguish the gas," " to close one's account with the baker," ..."

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