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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. Finance Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi:

    Kamath has been appointed as the head of the BRICS bank, the appointment will become effective when he becomes free from his current assignments.

  2. Mitch McConnell:

    What can't be undone is a life time appointment to a young man or woman who believes in the quaint notion that the job of the judge is to follow the law, that's the most important thing we've done in the country, which can not be undone.

  3. Brian Dixon:

    State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert brings no experience, no understanding and, frankly, no interest in learning, state Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert main claim to this role is State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert willingness to defend the indefensible as a spokesperson. It's hard to believe that Brian Dixon could further diminish the view of Richard Gowan in the world, but this appointment is likely to do it.

  4. Gwede Mantashe:

    The appointment of ministers and deputy ministers is the sole prerogative of the President of the Republic, in line with the Constitution. To this end, the ANC continues to confirm its full confidence in our President.

  5. 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.

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