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appointing, present participle; appointed, past tense; appoints, 3rd person singular present; appointed, past participle;
  1. Assign a job or role to (someone)
    • - she has been appointed to the board
    • - a delegated engineer will be appointed to oversee each graduate
    • - they appointed her as personnel manager
  2. Determine or decide on (a time or a place)
    • - they appointed a day in May for the meeting
  3. Decree
    • - such laws are appointed by God
  4. Decide the disposal of (property of which one is not the owner) under powers granted by the owner
    • - trustees appoint the capital to the beneficiaries

  1. create and charge with a task or function; "nominate a committee"
  2. assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"
  3. furnish; "a beautifully appointed house"
  4. (appointed) selected for a job; "the one appointed for guard duty"
  5. (appointment) the act of putting a person into a non-elective position; "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"
  6. (appointment) date: a meeting arranged in advance; "she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"
  7. (The Appointment) The Appointment is a 1969 psychological drama from director Sidney Lumet and writer James Salter, based on the story by Antonio Leonviola.
  8. (The Appointment (novel)) The Appointment (Heute wär ich mir lieber nicht begegnet) is a novel by Nobel Prize-winning author Herta Müller, published in German in 1997. It was published in English by Metropolitan Books and Picador, a Macmillan imprint, in 2001. ...
  9. : To fix with power or firmness; to establish; to mark out; : To fix by a decree, order, command, resolve, decision, or mutual agreement; to constitute; to ordain; to prescribe; to fix the time and place of; : To assign, designate, or set apart by authority; : To furnish in all points; to ...
  10. (appointment) The act of appointing; designation of a person to hold an office or discharge a trust; The state of being appointed to a service or office; an office to which one is appointed; station; position; Stipulation; agreement; the act of fixing by mutual agreement; An arrangement for a ...
  11. ("Appointed") Assigned specific responsibilities by the employer or the employer's representative.
  12. (Appointed) Fire Commissioner · Police Commissioner · School Chancellor · Board of Education · Medical Examiner · Sheriff
  13. (Appointed) When a person is chosen rather than elected to public office.
  14. (Appointment) an offer of admission to a candidate
  15. (appointment) a personal sales visit to a prospect, usually arranged by phone.
  16. (Appointment) The authorization or certffication of an agent to act for or represent an insurance company.
  17. (2. Appointment) 2.1 The Client agrees to engage the Consultant and the Consultant agrees to provide the Services to the Client.
  18. (APPOINTMENT) the employment of a person to work in the department in any paid or unpaid employment capacity including volunteering.
  19. (Appointment) A status with the laboratory, paid or unpaid, given to guests of Brookhaven National Laboratory (non-employees) who will be on site or who will make repeat visits to the laboratory. ...
  20. (Appointment) An entry in Calendar for yourself only.
  21. (Appointment) In one sense a document by which a person who had power to do so by deed or will appointed the uses of realty. For instance, under a settlement a man who has the use for life may have power to appoint the subsequent use to another - say, a child. ...
  22. (Appointment) Notaries in the United States can be appointed by their state or residence, or in some cases by neighboring states, or a state wherein the notary has employment, or runs a business. Notaries are often independently employed, but often work for the government, or a private employer.
  23. (Appointment) The pastoral charge or other position in the church to which an ordained ministerial member is assigned by a bishop, or between sessions of the Annual Conference, by a district superintendent.
  24. (Appointment) When it is necessary to call ahead to arrange a specific day for delivery, A.M or P.M is usually stipulated. Additional charges may apply.
  25. (Appointment) a fixed mutual agreement for a meeting; engagement.