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Definition of "designatum" []

  • That which is named or designated by a linguistic term. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "designatum" in a sentence
  • "The designatum must first be picked out in α by whether it meets the descriptive requirements (with or without the indexing) there in α: but the purpose of the indexing is to keep the term referring, with respect to other worlds, to that same item picked out originally in α by virtue of meeting the right requirements there."
  • "Here are some considerations in favor of saying that an expression could be rigid de jure without directly referring to its designatum."
  • "Here you use the description to fix the reference, not as a synonym: whatever individual is most filled with joy is the designatum, even when we are discussing worlds in which that same individual is glum."