(act of designating) noun
allocation, allotment, assignment, authorization, certification, charter, choice, decree, delegation, deputation, designation to office, dispensation, distribution, installation, naming, nomination, order, ordination, placing in office, requirement, selection
associated concepts: agency, delegation, limited power of appointment
agreement as to time and place of meeting, date, engagement, interview, rendezvous, tryst, visit
capacity, chargeship, employment, function, incumbency, job, living, occupation, office, post, profession, sphere of occupation, station, undertaking, vocation, work
associated concepts: agency, authority
agency (legal relationship), allotment, assignment (designation), charge (responsibility), delegation (assignment), deputation (selection of delegates), designation (naming), dispensation (act of dispensing), election (choice), employment, equipment, mission, nomination, office, position (business status), post, province, pursuit (occupation), rendezvous, selection (choice)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
n.(1) The designation of a person to do a job.(2) A person appointed to a position.See also power of appointment
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
n.1 The appointment, designation, or placement of an individual in a job, office, or position, or to perform a duty.2 A job, office, position, or duty to which one has been appointed.3 The act of designating who will receive property pursuant to a power of appointment.See also power of appointment.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.