Definition of Designatum

1. Noun. Something (whether existing or not) that is referred to by a linguistic expression.

Generic synonyms: Referent



Definition of Designatum

1. Noun. (semantics) That which is named or designated by a linguistic term. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Designatum

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

Literary usage of Designatum

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1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... quod in pectore designatum est a tempore ipsius ... designatum est, a tempore Julii Cesaris usque in ..."

2. The Works of Francis Bacon by John Thomas Scharf, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Francis Bacon, James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis, Douglas Denon Heath, William Rawley (1878)
"tis retro annis pr<elo designatum, sed non antehac in lucem edi- tum; the other is a manuscript copy in the British Museum (Harl. 6797. fo. 79. ..."

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