DESIGNATION

Definition of DESIGNATION in Black's Law Dictionary 4th Edition – Legal dictionary – Glossary of legal terms.

Definition of DESIGNATION

An addition to a name, as of title, profession, trade, or occupation, to distinguish the person from others. Inglis v. Pontius, 102 Ohio St. 140, 131 N.E. 509, 511, 512.

A description or descriptive expression by which a person or thing is denoted in . a will without using the name.

Also, an appointment or assignment, as to a particular office. Santa Barbara County v. Janssens, 177 Cal. 114, 169 P. 1025, 1027, L.R.A.1918C, 558; Cunio v. Franklin County, 315 Mo. 405, 285 S.W. 1007, 1008.

The act of pointing out, distinguishing by marks of description, or calling by a distinctive title. Thrailkill v. Smith, 106 Ohio St. 1, 138 N.E. 532, 534; West v. Edward Rutledge Timber Co., C.C. A.Idaho, 221 F. 30, 35; State v. Madison State Bank of Virginia City, 77 Mont. 498, 351 P. 548, 549; Carlyle v. State Highway Commission, 193 N.C. 36, 136 S.E. 612, 620.

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