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"
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
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
Examples of appointment in a Sentence
Rick Perry has made every possible appointment in Texas government.
The appointment of the Special Counsel is totally UNCONSTITUTIONAL.
We are always rushing to an appointment or trying to meet a deadline.
Every disappointment gives you opportunity to make another appointment.
The appointment of the Special Councel (sic) is totally UNCONSTITUTIONAL.
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Translations for appointment
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- موعد, ميعادArabic
- назначение, уговорка, срещаBulgarian
- nomenament, consulta, cita, compromísCatalan, Valencian
- schůzka, jmenováníCzech
- Berufung, Termin, Verabredung, ErnennungGerman
- cita, nombramiento, compromisoSpanish
- وقت ملاقاتPersian
- ajanvaraus, sopimus, sovittu tapaaminen, aika, virkaan nimittäminen, tapaaminen, nimittäminenFinnish
- rencard, rendez-vous, nominationFrench
- dreuchdScottish Gaelic
- 待ち合わせ, アポイント, 任命, アポ, 約束Japanese
- constitutum, appointmentLatin
- aanstelling, afspraakDutch
- consulta, designação, compromisso, nomeação, rendez-vous, entrevistaPortuguese
- встреча, договорённость, запись, назначение, договор, аппойнтмент, соглашениеRussian
- tayin, atamaTurkish
- cuộc hẹnVietnamese
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