- The act of appointing; designation of a person to hold an office or discharge a trust.
Etymology: Compare with French appointement.
- He erred by the of unsuitable men.
- The state of being appointed to a service or office; an office to which one is appointed; station; position.
- the of treasurer
- Stipulation; agreement; the act of fixing by mutual agreement.
- An arrangement for a meeting; an engagement.
- They made an to meet at six.
- I'm leaving work early because I have a doctor's .
- Decree; direction; established order or constitutio.
- To submit to the divine appointments.
- According to the of the priests. --Ezra vi. 9.
- (Law) 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.
- 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.
- The cavaliers emulated their chief in the richness of their appointments. --Prescott.
- I'll prove it in my shackles, with these hands Void of , that thou liest. --Beau. & Fl.
- A honorary part or exercise, as an oration, etc., at a public exhibition of a college; as, to have an appointment. U.S.
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