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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. James Comey:

    That is not the attorney general's job. It's a political appointment by the President, but you lead an institution that belongs to the American people and not the President.

  2. George Bernard Shaw:

    Democracy: The substitution of election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.

  3. Peterson Lent:

    We find that often the children are the priority, if the grandparent has a doctor’s appointment but something comes up with the child, they’re often going to neglect their own health needs and prioritize the needs of the children.

  4. Gregory Tony:

    DeSantis formally announced the appointment of Gregory Tony as sheriff. Gregory Tony, Gregory Tony, will beBroward Countys first African-American sheriff, according to a statement released by the governor. It is my intention to embark on this enormous task to restore the confidence of families and residents of Broward County toward the Broward Sherriffs Office, which also requires that I fix the problems that exist.

  5. Carolyn Jacob:

    Patients love it. ... It's quick and convenient and also covered by the majority of insurance companies, or inexpensive cash pay. One of our concerns with everyone putting off coming in is the chance of missing something, the important things are to take a look at your skin in the mirror ; look for spots that are bleeding or not healing ; or a bump on your skin in a sun-exposed area that is bleeding, crusting or flaking... that's something you want to make an appointment for.

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