HyperDic: appointed

English > 4 senses of the word appointed:
ADJECTIVEallappointed, appointivesubject to appointment
allappointedselected for a job
allappointed, decreed, ordained, prescribedfixed or established especially by order or command
allappointedprovided with furnishing and accessories (especially of a tasteful kind)
appointed > pronunciation
Soundsahpoy'ntahd; ahpoy'ntihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
abbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > appointed: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningsubject to appointment.
Synonymappointive
Narrowernominated, nominativeappointed by nomination
nonelective, non-elective, nonelectedFilled by appointment rather than by election
Oppositeelective, electedsubject to popular election
English > appointed: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningselected for a job.
Example"the one appointed for guard duty"
Broaderassignedappointed to a post or duty
Spanishdesignado, nombrado
English > appointed: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningFixed or established especially by order or command.
Example"at the time appointed (or the appointed time")
Synonymsdecreed, ordained, prescribed
BroadersettledEstablished or decided beyond dispute or doubt
Spanishdecretado, ordenado, prescrito
English > appointed: 4 senses > adjective 4
MeaningProvided with furnishing and accessories (especially of a tasteful kind).
Example"a house that is beautifully appointed"
Broaderfurnished, equippedProvided with whatever is necessary for a purpose (as furniture or equipment or authority)
Spanishamueblado

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