HyperDic: appointive

English > 2 senses of the word appointive:
ADJECTIVEpertappointiverelating to the act of appointing
allappointive, appointedsubject to appointment
appointive > pronunciation
Soundsahpoy'ntihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > appointive: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating to the act of appointing.
Example"appointive powers"
Nounsappointmentthe act of putting a person into a non-elective position
Verbsappointassign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
appointcreate and charge with a task or function
English > appointive: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningsubject to appointment.
Synonymappointed
Narrowernominated, nominativeappointed by nomination
nonelective, non-elective, nonelectedFilled by appointment rather than by election
Oppositeelective, electedsubject to popular election
Verbsappointassign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
appointcreate and charge with a task or function

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