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Synonyms for appointment
əˈpɔɪnt məntap·point·ment

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term appointment.


  1. appointmentnoun

    order, equipment, command, designation, establishment, direction

  2. 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.

    command, direction, designation, establishment, equipment, order

  3. appointmentnoun

    The state of being appointed to a service or office; an office to which one is appointed; station; position.

    the appointment of treasurer

    establishment, order, designation, direction, command, equipment

  4. appointmentnoun

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

    designation, order, establishment, command, equipment, direction

  5. appointmentnoun

    An arrangement for a meeting; an engagement.

    equipment, designation, direction, order, establishment, command

  6. appointmentnoun

    Decree; direction; established order or constitution.

    command, order, equipment, direction, designation, establishment

  7. 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.

    establishment, command, direction, equipment, order, designation

  8. 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.

    command, equipment, designation, establishment, order, direction

  9. appointmentnoun

    Equipment, furniture.

    order, command, establishment, direction, equipment, designation

  10. appointmentnoun

    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

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"

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

  2. date, appointment, engagementnoun

    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, fittingnoun

    (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, appointmentnoun

    a person who is appointed to a job or position

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

  5. appointmentnoun

    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. 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"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. appointmentnoun

    appointing, designation to office

  2. appointmentnoun

    station, position, office, place

  3. appointmentnoun

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

  4. appointmentnoun

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

  5. appointmentnoun

    equipment, equipage, furniture, outfit, appliance

  6. appointmentnoun

    allowance, salary, pay, stipend, pension

  7. appointmentnoun

    nomination, constitution, creation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. appointmentnoun

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

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How to use appointment in a sentence?

  1. Chief Executive Hisao Tanaka:

    To ensure this does not happen again, we are considering the appointment of more outside directors and improving governance.

  2. John Keane:

    Very disappointed to see the President Biden administration not honor a previous president's appointment to the board of visitors, which has been the tradition for years.

  3. Chintan Joshi:

    On his appointment, he needs to clearly indicate that the core IB will not form a bigger proportion of the group RWAs (risk-weighted assets) than under the current strategy as investors are unlikely (to) take a growing investment bank positively.

  4. 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.

  5. Antony Goldman:

    Chief of staff might not appear as high profile as some of the top ministerial posts but is probably the key appointment in terms of defining an administration and how effectively it operates, abba Kyari is not a politician, but that is probably part of his attraction.

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