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, 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.

  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

  3. appointmentnoun

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

  4. appointmentnoun

    An arrangement for a meeting; an engagement.

  5. appointmentnoun

    Decree; direction; established order or constitution.

  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.

  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.

  8. appointmentnoun

    Equipment, furniture.

  9. appointmentnoun

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

  10. 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. Gideon Simeloff:

    In the words of Willy Wonka Willy Wonka -- we are' Delighted ! Charmed ! Overjoyed !' with Taika's appointment on this project.

  2. Ricardo Rosselló:

    I appreciate the willingness of Pedro Pierluisi to step forward for the good of Puerto Rico, i trust that fellow legislators can evaluate this appointment carefully and responsibly.

  3. Michael Rodriguez:

    We're mostly going to honor our brothers and sisters … that never came home. We're also honoring everyone who has served. War touches you. Many of us have set foot on a battlefield, and it's going to come home with you, some of us, it's a little more obvious than others. We're also honoring the family. I've often said the most challenging appointment for me were not the 10 I went on, but it was the one where I watched my son deploy to the same regions of Afghanistan to do almost the exact same mission I did some years afterward.

  4. Ronnie Kasrils:

    Mahlobo was a likeable guy but a surprise appointment, zuma wanted someone young and green who is dependent and won't question him.

  5. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid:

    As we speak, Donald Trump is proposing to ban Muslim immigration. Other leading candidates are proposing a religious test, tossing around slurs on a daily basis, and now a Republican-appointed justice endorsing racist ideas from the Supreme Court bench. The only difference between the ideas endorsed by Trump and Scalia is that Scalia has a robe and a lifetime appointment. Ideas like this don't belong on the Internet, let alone the mouths of national figures.

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