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as in:  designated driver

I’ll be the designated driver.
  assign someone or something for a particular purpose
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designated designation designate designating designates designator designatory
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  • I’ll be the designated driver.
  • The Red Cross designated this building as a shelter.
  • The legislation designates $10 million in funding for...
  • The area was designated as a wildlife refuge.

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  • It’s not safe to swim outside of the designated area.
  • When you deplane, you will form four ranks in the area designated by Lieutenant Wilson.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Fallen Angels
  • The following evening I arrived at the designated spot early.
    Wilson Rawls  --  Where the Red Fern Grows
  • "For example," she said, smiling, "we did not consider for an instant designating Asher an Instructor of Threes."
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • A name designated Not-to-Be-Spoken indicated the highest degree of disgrace.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • "I go in here, Jonas," Fiona told him when they reached the front door of the House of the Old after parking their bicycles in the designated area.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
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Associated words [difficulty]:   designate [2] , designated hitter [9]
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