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Synonyms for appointment
əˈpɔɪnt məntap·point·ment

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  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 WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. appointmentnoun

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

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  1. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Garland:

    The extraordinary circumstances here require the appointment of a special counsel for this matter, this appointment underscores for the public the department’s commitment to independence and accountability, and particularly sensitive matters and to making decisions indisputably guided only by the facts and the law.

  2. Tomiko Brown-Nagin:

    It's so important to have this breakthrough appointment of an African American woman who's so well qualified to the post because African American appointment will affirm the values of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, equal workplace opportunity regardless of race and sex and background -- that's something to be very happy about.

  3. Horace Mann:

    Unfaithfulness in the keeping of an appointment is an act of clear dishonesty. You may as well borrow a person's money as his time.

  4. Samuel Beckett:

    We are not saints, but we have kept our appointment. How many people can boast as much?

  5. George Bernard Shaw:

    Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.

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