HyperDic: appoint

English > 3 senses of the word appoint:
VERBsocialappoint, name, nominate, constitutecreate and charge with a task or function
socialappoint, chargeassign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
possessionappointfurnish
appoint > pronunciation
Soundsahpoy'nt
Rhymesanoint ... wellpoint: 18 rhymes with oynt...
English > appoint: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningcreate and charge with a task or function.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsname, nominate, constitute
Narrowerco-optappoint summarily or commandeer
packSet up a committee or legislative body with one's own supporters so as to influence the outcome
Broaderestablish, found, plant, constitute, instituteSet up or lay the groundwork for
Spanishdesignar, nombrar, nominar
Catalananomenar, designar, dir, nomenar, nominar, posar, proposar
Adjectivesappointivesubject to appointment
appointiverelating to the act of appointing
Nounsappointeean official who is appointed
appointeea person who is appointed to a job or position
English > appoint: 3 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningAssign a duty, responsibility or obligation to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody something
ModelThey appoint him to write the letter
Example"He was appointed deputy manager"
Synonymcharge
NarroweraccreditProvide or send (envoys or embassadors) with official credentials
createinvest with a new title, office, or rank / rank
delegate, designate, depute, assignGive an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
depute, deputize, deputiseappoint as a substitute
empower, authorise, authorizeGive or delegate power or authority to
name, nominate, makeCharge with a function
Spanishacusar, designar, nombrar
Catalanacusar, anomenar, designar, nomenar
Adjectivesappointivesubject to appointment
appointiverelating to the act of appointing
Nounsappointeean official who is appointed
appointeea person who is appointed to a job or position
English > appoint: 3 senses > verb 3, possession
MeaningFurnish.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody with something
Example"a beautifully appointed house"
Broaderequip, fit, fit out, outfitProvide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
Spanishamueblar

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