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Synonyms for appointment
əˈpɔɪnt mənt

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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"

    duty assignment, appellation, date, appellative, assigning, designation, appointee, identification, assignment, naming, grant, fitting, engagement, denomination

  2. date, appointment, engagement(noun)

    a meeting arranged in advance

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

    conflict, fight, troth, engagement, booking, employment, assignment, particular date, mesh, interlocking, battle, involution, participation, designation, escort, involvement, betrothal, day of the month, appointee, meshing, fitting, naming, date

  3. appointment, fitting(noun)

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

    accommodation, date, trying on, designation, appointee, assignment, naming, fitting, try-on, adjustment, engagement

  4. appointee, appointment(noun)

    a person who is appointed to a job or position

    date, designation, appointee, assignment, naming, fitting, engagement

  5. appointment(noun)

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

    "he applied for an appointment in the treasury"

    assignment, designation, date, engagement, naming, fitting, appointee

  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"

    assignment, designation, date, engagement, naming, fitting, appointee


  1. appointment(noun)

    direction, order, equipment, command, designation, establishment

  2. 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.

    order, command, equipment, establishment, designation, direction

  3. 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

    establishment, equipment, command, direction, designation, order

  4. appointment(noun)

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

    designation, order, establishment, command, equipment, direction

  5. appointment(noun)

    An arrangement for a meeting; an engagement.

    establishment, order, command, direction, designation, equipment

  6. appointment(noun)

    Decree; direction; established order or constitution.

    establishment, designation, direction, equipment, command, order

  7. 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.

    establishment, command, direction, equipment, order, designation

  8. 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.

    designation, command, equipment, order, direction, establishment

  9. appointment(noun)

    Equipment, furniture.

    designation, equipment, direction, establishment, order, command

  10. appointment(noun)

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

    direction, command, equipment, establishment, order, designation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. appointment(n.)

    appointing, designation to office

  2. appointment(n.)

    station, position, office, place

  3. appointment(n.)

    assignation, agreement (as to time and place of meeting), TRYST, stipulation, arrangement

  4. appointment(n.)

    decree, bidding, command, order, direction, precept, mandate, ordination, enactment, law, requirement

  5. appointment(n.)

    equipment, equipage, furniture, outfit, appliance

  6. appointment(n.)

    allowance, salary, pay, stipend, pension

  7. appointment(n.)

    nomination, constitution, creation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. appointment(n)

    deputation, commissioning, delegation, engagement, tryst, assignation, equipment, furniture

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How to use appointment in a sentence?

  1. Wu Yuan:

    Scalpers are simply selling the doctor's appointment at a price the market is prepared to pay.

  2. Donald Trump:

    The appointment of the Special Councel (sic) is totally UNCONSTITUTIONAL.

  3. George Voinovich:

    Many of my colleagues are not going to understand that his appointment is very, very important to our country, at a strategic time when we need friends all over the world, we need somebody up there that’s going to be able to get the job done.

  4. Wu Yuan:

    (Basic) appointment fees don't reflect the economic value of doctors' skills and experience, scalpers are simply selling the doctor's appointment at a price the market is prepared to pay.

  5. Omar Hmeidan:

    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.

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