Definitions for appointment
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word appointment.
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"
date, appointment, engagementnoun
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"
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.
Etymology: From apointement (appointement). See appoint.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: appointment, Fr.
They had made an appointment together, to come to mourn with him, and to comfort him. Job, ii. 11.
The ways of death be only in his hands, who alone hath power over all flesh, and unto whose appointment we ought with patience meekly to submit ourselves. Richard Hooker, b. v.
That good fellow,
If I command him, follows my appointment;
I will have none so near else. William Shakespeare, Henry VIII.
They have put forth the haven: further on,
Where their appointment we may best discover,
And look on their endeavour. William Shakespeare, Ant. and Cleopatra.
Here art thou in appointment fresh and fair,
Anticipating time with starting courage. William Shakespeare, Tr. and Cress.
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
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
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
Office, rank, or employment.
The equipment, ordnance, furniture, and necessaries of an army.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'appointment' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2410
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'appointment' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1708
Rank popularity for the word 'appointment' in Nouns Frequency: #770
The numerical value of appointment in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of appointment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Dan is a class act and an inspired appointment.
I sent some basic information along and by the morning, I had a text from someone who said,' Can you bring them down to Jackson [ Health ] this morning ?' it was surreal because I had been exploring every avenue and then all of a sudden, I had appointment confirmations. I was petrified but hoped it was real out of complete desperation.
We have asked the U.N. envoy for an official position on the appointment of a war criminal as the commander of the Libyan army.
I can not support someone for a lifetime appointment that has granted low bail for someone charged with violent felonies.
Appointment of a special master to review materials potentially subject to claims of executive privilege would be particularly inappropriate because binding Supreme Court precedent forecloses Plaintiff's argument that review of these materials by personnel within the Executive Branch raises any such privilege concerns.
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Translations for appointment
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- ميعاد, موعدArabic
- назначение, уговорка, срещаBulgarian
- cita, compromís, consulta, nomenamentCatalan, Valencian
- jmenování, schůzkaCzech
- Termin, Ernennung, Verabredung, BerufungGerman
- nombramiento, cita, compromisoSpanish
- وقت ملاقاتPersian
- tapaaminen, sovittu tapaaminen, ajanvaraus, aika, sopimus, nimittäminen, virkaan nimittäminenFinnish
- nomination, rencard, rendez-vousFrench
- dreuchdScottish Gaelic
- アポイント, 約束, 任命, 待ち合わせ, アポJapanese
- appointment, constitutumLatin
- aanstelling, afspraakDutch
- consulta, designação, compromisso, nomeação, entrevista, rendez-vousPortuguese
- договор, соглашение, аппойнтмент, назначение, запись, договорённость, встречаRussian
- atama, tayinTurkish
- cuộc hẹnVietnamese
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