What does Appointment mean?

Definitions for Appointment
əˈpɔɪnt məntAppoint·ment

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Appointment.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. appointment, assignment, designation, namingnoun

    the act of putting a person into a non-elective position

    "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"

  2. date, appointment, engagementnoun

    a meeting arranged in advance

    "she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"

  3. appointment, fittingnoun

    (usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel)

  4. appointee, appointmentnoun

    a person who is appointed to a job or position

  5. appointmentnoun

    the job to which you are (or hope to be) appointed

    "he applied for an appointment in the treasury"

  6. appointmentnoun

    (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"

Wiktionary

  1. appointmentnoun

    The act of appointing; designation of a person to hold an office or discharge a trust.

    He erred by the appointment of unsuitable men.

    Etymology: From apointement ( appointement). See appoint.

  2. appointmentnoun

    The state of being appointed to a service or office; an office to which one is appointed; station; position.

    the appointment of treasurer

    Etymology: From apointement ( appointement). See appoint.

  3. appointmentnoun

    Stipulation; agreement; the act of fixing by mutual agreement.

    Etymology: From apointement ( appointement). See appoint.

  4. appointmentnoun

    An arrangement for a meeting; an engagement.

    Etymology: From apointement ( appointement). See appoint.

  5. appointmentnoun

    Decree; direction; established order or constitution.

    Etymology: From apointement ( appointement). See appoint.

  6. appointmentnoun

    (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.

    Etymology: From apointement ( appointement). See appoint.

  7. appointmentnoun

    (Government) The assignment of a person by an official to perform a duty, such as a presidential appointment of a judge to a court.

    Etymology: From apointement ( appointement). See appoint.

  8. appointmentnoun

    Equipment, furniture.

    Etymology: From apointement ( appointement). See appoint.

  9. appointmentnoun

    A honorary part or exercise, as an oration, etc., at a public exhibition of a college; as, to have an appointment.

    Etymology: From apointement ( appointement). See appoint.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Appointmentnoun

    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

  2. Appointmentnoun

    the state of being appointed to som/ service or office; an office to which one is appointed; station; position; an, the appointment of treasurer

  3. Appointmentnoun

    stipulation; agreement; the act of fixing by mutual agreement. Hence:: Arrangement for a meeting; engagement; as, they made an appointment to meet at six

  4. Appointmentnoun

    decree; direction; established order or constitution; as, to submit to the divine appointments

  5. Appointmentnoun

    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

  6. Appointmentnoun

    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

  7. Appointmentnoun

    an allowance to a person, esp. to a public officer; a perquisite; -- properly only in the plural

  8. Appointmentnoun

    a honorary part or exercise, as an oration, etc., at a public exhibition of a college; as, to have an appointment

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. appointment

    The equipment, ordnance, furniture, and necessaries of a ship. Also an officer's commission. In the Army, appointments usually imply military accoutrements, such as belts, sashes, gorgets, &c.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. appointment

    Office, rank, or employment.

  2. appointment

    The equipment, ordnance, furniture, and necessaries of an army.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Appointment' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2410

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Appointment' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1708

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Appointment' in Nouns Frequency: #770

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Appointment in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Appointment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Appointment in a Sentence

  1. Steve Vladeck:

    To make a long story short, I think the effort to have him confirmed is principally with an eye toward attempting to ratify all of the programs and policies that could be struck down by courts holding his acting appointment was unlawful, from the perspective of a new administration rolling back this administration's policies, it shouldn't make a difference whether they're promulgated by a Senate-confirmed secretary or someone lawfully exercising the duties of the office on an acting basis.

  2. Rachel Bishop:

    The focusing muscle in your eye changes as you age. You can focus up close when you're 20 for hours at a time and have no problems. But that ability declines as you age, for people who aren't eager to have a medical appointment, the first thing is to try on some low-strength, over-the-counter reading glasses. Hold up something to read and pick the lowest number Rachel Bishop can comfortably read at the distance Rachel Bishop like to work.

  3. Shannon Watts:

    Amy Coney Barrett's alarming interpretation of the Second Amendment would make her an ideal Supreme Court Justice for the The NRA, but a terrible one for the safety of the American people, giving her a lifetime appointment on The Supreme Court will make us all less safe.

  4. The Kenya Ports Authority:

    Any employee who will not report or discharge his or her duties will be deemed to have forfeited their appointment.

  5. Bennie Thompson:

    Her leadership and insights have shaped the early work of the Select Committee and this appointment underscores the bipartisan nature of this effort.

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