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ap·point·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. appointive, appointedadjective

    subject to appointment

  2. appointedadjective

    selected for a job

    "the one appointed for guard duty"

  3. appointed, decreed, ordained, prescribedadjective

    fixed or established especially by order or command

    "at the time appointed (or the appointed time")

  4. appointedadjective

    provided with furnishing and accessories (especially of a tasteful kind)

    "a house that is beautifully appointed"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Appointed

    of Appoint

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. appointed

    Commissioned--named for a special duty.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'appointed' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1661

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'appointed' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3638

How to pronounce appointed?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of appointed in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of appointed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of appointed in a Sentence

  1. Geoffrey Berman:

    I will step down when a presidentially appointed nominee is confirmed by the Senate. Until then, our investigations will move forward without delay or interruption.

  2. Claude Pepper:

    The mistake a lot of politicians make is forgetting they've been appointed and thinking they've been anointed.

  3. I Ching:

    Creativity comes from awakening and directing men's higher natures, which originate in the primal depths of the universe and are appointed by Heaven.

  4. Tom McCarthy:

    There are still cases in the Church, right ? The new Pope( Francis) just appointed a tribunal with Cardinal( Sean Patrick) O’Malley out of Boston to oversee these cases but then SNAP( a victims' group) and all these different organizations are saying it’s not enough, you’ve appointed an in-house tribunal, we are not going to get justice from that, i still believe in the Catholic Church, I believe in the good they can do but they are an institution that has to sort of take responsibility for the crimes they’ve committed against their parishioners and their constituency and own it - and they are not yet.

  5. John Selden:

    A king is a thing men have made for their own sakes, for quietness sake. Just as in a family one man is appointed to buy the meat.

Images & Illustrations of appointed

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