from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A person who has been designated.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who has been designated


designate +‎ -ee (Wiktionary)


  • If the Secretary of Agriculture or Energy serves on the Interagency Council on Biobased Products and Bioenergy through a designee, the designee should be the chair of the Department's working group.

    Executive Order On Developing Biobased Products

  • If the reading takes place, it's likely to be carried out by Boehner or his designee, meaning that a number of members may participate, according to a GOP leadership aide.

    Republicans propose sweeping changes to House rules

  • The "designee" should have "appropriate expertise in such areas as economic stabilization, financial aid to commerce and industry, financial restructuring, energy efficiency, and environmental protection."

    Wasting Paul Volcker

  • She also asked that Torres identify each departmental "designee" responsible for providing public information to those who request it, and that the city's "organizational chart" reflect that hierarchy and eventually be posted on the city's Web site.

    The Taunton Gazette Home RSS

  • "designee" was specifically added to Article VIII of the Alcon Organizational Regulations following the 2008 Nestlé-Novartis transaction.

    Business Wire Travel News

  • There are all kinds of online banking tools and applications that can alert you (and sometimes a designee) when any number of sentinel events occur that could indicate a problem, ranging from overdraft, to the clearing of a check that exceeds a specific threshold, to failure to remit to a regular payee like the electric or gas company.

    Mark Lachs, M.D.: Elder Abuse: How to Protect Your Loved One When Cognitive Problems Arise

  • Soon, the Senate Finance Committee will consider HB2000, which mandates that one of the two voting seats on the WMATA Board go to the governor's designee to Northern Virginia Transportation Commission.

    McDonnell MIA on Metro funding

  • Students who are unable to attend class will be asked to contact faculty or their designee via e-mail. H1N1 Preparedness

  • But it also says special circumstances may be considered and other consequences given by school boards or through a superintendent's designee.

    Teenager suspended from Fairfax County school over acne drug

  • In his order Tuesday, Hogan stopped short of that idea, instead requiring a single meeting between the plaintiffs and the mayor or the mayor's designee.

    Judge sanctions District in child welfare case


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