designate

definition: 
to specify, name, or select to do a task
sentence: 
The boy is being tried for murder in the juvenile court system, but has been designated as an adult.
difficulty: 
easy
toefl frequency: 
2
toefl classification: 
adverb: 
adjective: 
designated
adverb sentence: 
adjective sentence: 
The designated driver drove every one home after the party.
The designated hitter has reached base safely in each of the past 29 games.
verb: 
designate
verb sentence: 
The president designated the vice president to represent him at the meeting.
noun: 
designation
noun sentence: 
The “organic” designation on the vegetables you buy lets you know that no pesticides were used in growing the plants.