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Definition of appoint:

  1. To assign, designate, or set apart by authority.
  2. To direct, designate, or limit; to make or direct a new disposition of, by virtue of a power contained in a conveyance; - said of an estate already conveyed.
  3. To fix by a decree, order, command, resolve, decision, or mutual agreement; to constitute; to ordain; to prescribe; to fix the time and place of.
  4. To fix with power or firmness; to establish; to mark out.
  5. To furnish in all points; to provide with everything necessary by way of equipment; to equip; to fit out.
  6. To ordain; to determine; to arrange.
  7. To point at by way, or for the purpose, of censure or commendation; to arraign.

Synonyms:

send, equip, nominate, bear down, elect, make up, put up, agitate, diagnose, charge up, institute, lodge, rouse, distinguish, apportion, establish, load, comprise, constitute, plant, distribute, describe, level, destine, put forward, refer, study at, propose, select, shoot, fit, set apart, be, tap, blame, fit out, institutionalize, advert, rig, key, buck, mention, institutionalise, charge, turn on, accouter, form, outfit, cite, bill, bring up, furnish, identify, commit, grant, point, key out, choice, excite, allot, commove, burden, gear, give, name, found, turn out, discover, portion out, list, divide, call, saddle, represent, file, accuse, shoot down, make, award, mete out, tear.

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