HyperDic: appointment

English > 6 senses of the word appointment:
NOUNactappointment, assignment, designation, namingthe act of putting a person into a non-elective position
groupappointment, date, engagementa meeting arranged in advance
artifactappointment, fitting(usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel)
person appointment, appointeea person who is appointed to a job or position
actappointmentthe job to which you are (or hope to be) appointed
actappointment(law) the act of disposing of property by virtue of the power of appointment
appointment > pronunciation
Soundsahpoy'ntmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > appointment: 6 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of putting a person into a non-elective position.
Example"the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"
Synonymsassignment, designation, naming
Narrowerco-option, co-optationThe act of appointing summarily (with or without the appointee's / appointee's consent)
delegacyThe appointment of a delegate
nominationThe act of officially naming a candidate
ordination, ordinanceThe act of ordaining
recognitiondesignation by the chair granting a person the right to speak in a deliberative body
Broaderdecision, determination, conclusionThe act of making up your mind about something
Spanishasignación, designación, nombramiento
Catalanassignació, designació, nomenament
Adjectivesappointiverelating to the act of appointing
English > appointment: 6 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA meeting arranged in advance.
Synonymsdate, engagement
Membersdate, escortA participant in a date
Narrowerblind dateA date with a stranger
double dateA date in which two couples participate
tryst, rendezvousA date
Broadermeeting, get togetherA small informal social gathering
Spanishcita, compromiso, esponsales, hora
Catalancita, compromís, consulta
English > appointment: 6 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaning(usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel).
Synonymfitting
Broaderfurnishing(usually plural) the instrumentalities (furniture and appliances and other movable accessories including curtains and rugs) that make a home / home / home (or other area) livable
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
English > appointment: 6 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningA person who is appointed to a job or position.
Synonymappointee
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishcitado, cita, nombramiento, persona designada
Catalancitat, nomenament
English > appointment: 6 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe job to which you are (or hope to be) appointed.
Example"he applied for an appointment in the treasury"
Broaderoccupation, business, job, line of work, lineThe principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
Spanishdesignación, nombramiento
Catalannomenament
English > appointment: 6 senses > noun 6, act
Meaning(law) the act of disposing of property by virtue of the power of appointment.
Example"she allocated part of the trust to her church by appointment"
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderdisposal, dispositionThe act or means of getting rid of something

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