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Definition of appointment:

  1. A honorary part or exercise, as an oration, etc., at a public exhibition of a college; as, to have an appointment.
  2. An allowance to a person, esp. to a public officer; a perquisite; - properly only in the plural.
  3. Decree; direction; established order or constitution; as, to submit to the divine appointments.
  4. 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.
  5. Stipulation; agreement; the act of fixing by mutual agreement. Hence:: Arrangement for a meeting; engagement; as, they made an appointment to meet at six.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. The state of being appointed to som service or office; an office to which one is appointed; station; position; an, the appointment of treasurer.

Synonyms:

trying on, election, gig, background, assigning, colloquium, fight, call, conclave, appellative, furnishings, delegation, duty assignment, office, cabinetwork, escort, place, choice, annual meeting, accommodation, authorization, meshing, participation, try-on, betrothal, collaboration, arrangement, position, post, caucus, engagement, sign on, business, appellation, deputation, capacity, installation, battle, appointee, confirm, date, day of the month, grant, mesh, tryst, job, interlocking, assignation, movable, assembly, calling, audience, recruit, fitting, sign, denomination, profession, spot, identification, function, interview, employment, employ, errand, briefing, engage, selection, placement, appoint, commission, nomination, division of labor, appointments, involvement, involution, connection, particular date, designation, slot, booking, ordination, meeting, rendezvous, approval, movables, agree, adjustment, AGM, situation, berth, retain, take on, naming, troth, career, furnishing, hire, cabinetwork, audioconferencing, conflict, billet, machine, assignment.

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