Definitions for appointmentəˈpɔɪnt mənt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a fixed mutual agreement for a meeting; engagement:
We made an appointment for 9 A.M.
a meeting set for a specific time or place.
the act of appointing, as to an office or position.
an office or position to which a person is appointed.
Usu., appointments. equipment; furnishings.
Origin of appointment:
appointment, assignment, designation, naming(noun)
the act of putting a person into a non-elective position
"the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"
date, appointment, engagement(noun)
a meeting arranged in advance
"she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"
(usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel)
a person who is appointed to a job or position
the job to which you are (or hope to be) appointed
"he applied for an appointment in the treasury"
(law) the act of disposing of property by virtue of the power of appointment
"she allocated part of the trust to her church by appointment"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
an arrangement to meet
to make/cancel an appointment; What time is your appointment with the doctor?; I have an appointment to see him tomorrow.
the choice of a person for a job
a popular appointment; her appointment as the director
The act of appointing; designation of a person to hold an office or discharge a trust.
He erred by the appointment of unsuitable men.
The state of being appointed to a service or office; an office to which one is appointed; station; position.
the appointment of treasurer
Stipulation; agreement; the act of fixing by mutual agreement.
An arrangement for a meeting; an engagement.
Decree; direction; established order or constitution.
(Law) The exercise of the power of designating (under a power of appointment) a person to enjoy an estate or other specific property; also, the instrument by which the designation is made.
(Government) The assignment of a person by an official to perform a duty, such as a presidential appointment of a judge to a court.
A honorary part or exercise, as an oration, etc., at a public exhibition of a college; as, to have an appointment.
Origin: From apointement ( appointement). See appoint.
the act of appointing; designation of a person to hold an office or discharge a trust; as, he erred by the appointment of unsuitable men
the state of being appointed to som/ service or office; an office to which one is appointed; station; position; an, the appointment of treasurer
stipulation; agreement; the act of fixing by mutual agreement. Hence:: Arrangement for a meeting; engagement; as, they made an appointment to meet at six
decree; direction; established order or constitution; as, to submit to the divine appointments
the exercise of the power of designating (under a "power of appointment") a person to enjoy an estate or other specific property; also, the instrument by which the designation is made
equipment, furniture, as for a ship or an army; whatever is appointed for use and management; outfit; (pl.) the accouterments of military officers or soldiers, as belts, sashes, swords
an allowance to a person, esp. to a public officer; a perquisite; -- properly only in the plural
a honorary part or exercise, as an oration, etc., at a public exhibition of a college; as, to have an appointment
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Word rank popularity for 'appointment' among Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2410
Written Corpus Frequency
Word rank popularity for 'appointment' among Written Corpus Frequency: #1708
Word rank popularity for 'appointment' among Nouns Frequency: #770
Translations for appointment
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(an) arrangement to meet someone; I made an appointment to see him.
- определям срещаBulgarian
- compromissoPortuguese (BR)
- die Verabredung; der TerminGerman
- cita, compromiso, horaSpanish
- قرار ملاقاتFarsi
- megbeszélt időpont, megbeszélésHungarian
- kencan, janjiIndonesian
- susitarimas susitiktiLithuanian
- norunāta satikšanāsLatvian
- umówione spotkaniePolish
- قرار ملاقاتPersian
- د ملاقات وختPashto
- schôdzka, stretnutieSlovak
- [avtalat] möteSwedish
- 約見Chinese (Trad.)
- побачення; домовлена зустрічUkrainian
- ملاقات کا وقتUrdu
- cuộc hẹnVietnamese
- 约会Chinese (Simp.)
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