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as in:  designated by a star on the map

State capital cities are designated on the map by stars.
  indicate or signify (show something in a particular way)
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designated designation designate designating designates designator designatory
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  • State capital cities are designated on the map by stars.
  • The rank of sergeant is designated by three chevrons (inverted Vs) on the shoulder.    
  • The little girl nodded and looked down at herself, at the jacket with its row of large buttons that designated her as a Seven.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • Number One — her name was Madeline — returned, finally, amidst applause, to her seat, wearing the new badge that designated her Fish Hatchery Attendant.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
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Associated words [difficulty]:   designate [2]
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