What does appointment mean?

Definitions for appointment
əˈpɔɪnt məntap·point·ment

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. date, appointment, engagement(noun)

    a meeting arranged in advance

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

  3. appointment, fitting(noun)

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

  4. appointee, appointment(noun)

    a person who is appointed to a job or position

  5. appointment(noun)

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

    "he applied for an appointment in the treasury"

  6. appointment(noun)

    (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. appointment(Noun)

    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. appointment(Noun)

    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. appointment(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From apointement ( appointement). See appoint.

  4. appointment(Noun)

    An arrangement for a meeting; an engagement.

    Etymology: From apointement ( appointement). See appoint.

  5. appointment(Noun)

    Decree; direction; established order or constitution.

    Etymology: From apointement ( appointement). See appoint.

  6. appointment(Noun)

    (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. appointment(Noun)

    (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. appointment(Noun)

    Equipment, furniture.

    Etymology: From apointement ( appointement). See appoint.

  9. appointment(Noun)

    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. Appointment(noun)

    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. Appointment(noun)

    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. Appointment(noun)

    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. Appointment(noun)

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

  5. Appointment(noun)

    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. Appointment(noun)

    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. Appointment(noun)

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

  8. Appointment(noun)

    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

How to pronounce appointment?

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How to say appointment in sign language?

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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. Stendhal:

    A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness.

  2. Lindsey Graham:

    I can tell you this, today is another day of questioning, and I think there will be some important issues raised, but at the end of the day, we each have to make a decision as to whether this man should have a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court, it's not an easy call because it's the deciding vote in a 4-4 court.

  3. Chief Secretary Mohd Zuki Ali:

    However, His Highness has given his assent to appoint Mahathir Mohamad as interim prime minister, while waiting for the appointment of the new prime minister. Hence until then, (Mahathir) will manage the country's affairs until a new prime minister and cabinet are appointed.

  4. Chief Executive Takahiro Hachigo:

    Our appointment of a new head of the R&D center is intended to position R&D at the center of all product development, and make it responsible for the design and performance of each and every vehicle.

  5. Chuck Schumer:

    It is unseemly to be moving forward so fast on confirming a Supreme Court justice with a lifetime appointment while this big gray cloud of an FBI investigation hangs over the presidency, you can bet if the shoe were on the other foot and a Democratic president was under investigation by the FBI the Republicans would be howling at the moon about filling a Supreme Court seat in such circumstances. Elizabeth Warren added on Twitter :.

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