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Definitions of appointment

  1. Equipments of a ship, an army, an officer, &c.; accoutrements. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. The accoutrements of an officer. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  3. (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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the act of putting a person into a non-elective position; "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. the job to which you are (or hope to be) appointed; "he applied for an appointment in the treasury" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. (usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. The act of appointing; designation of a person to hold an office or discharge a trust; as, he erred by the appointment of unsuitable men. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Stipulation; agreement; the act of fixing by mutual agreement. Hence:: Arrangement for a meeting; engagement; as, they made an appointment to meet at six. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Decree; direction; established order or constitution; as, to submit to the divine appointments. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Equipment, furniture, as for a ship or an army; whatever is appointed for use and management; outfit; (pl.) the accouterments of military officers or soldiers, as belts, sashes, swords. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. A honorary part or exercise, as an oration, etc., at a public exhibition of a college; as, to have an appointment. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. The state of being appointed to som service or office; an office to which one is appointed; station; position; an, the appointment of treasurer. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. The act of assigning to an office; the position or office assigned; an engagement; an arrangement to meet by mutual agreement. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. Settlement: situation: arrangement:-pl. equipments. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. Order; settlement; designation to office; office; equipment. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. An appointing or being appointed; position; service; station; office; an agreement, as for meeting at a given time; an engagement; stipulation; equipment. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. The act of appointing to an office; situation, or office assigned; fixing by mutual agreement; what is decreed or appointed; command or order; allowance; a devise or grant to a charitable use. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. State of being appointed; being named for an office; a situation or office; established order. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for appointment

  1. " Cornelius," I said, with some emotion, " if I have made an appointment with William, where is the harm? – Daisy Burns (Volume 2) by Julia Kavanagh
  2. She had given him an appointment for three o'clock at the flat she had taken for a few months in Park Side, Knightsbridge. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
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