Associations to the word «Appoint»


APPOINT, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To fix with power or firmness; to establish; to mark out.
APPOINT, verb. (transitive) To fix the time and place of a meeting (by a decree, order, command etc.)
APPOINT, verb. (transitive) To give a job or a role to somebody
APPOINT, verb. (transitive) To furnish completely; to provide with all the equipment necessary; to equip or fit out.
APPOINT, verb. (archaic) (transitive) (legal) To direct, designate, or limit; to make or direct a new disposition of, by virtue of a power contained in a conveyance;—said of an estate already conveyed.
APPOINT, verb. To point at by way of censure or commendation; to arraign.

Dictionary definition

APPOINT, verb. Create and charge with a task or function; "nominate a committee".
APPOINT, verb. Assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance".
APPOINT, verb. Furnish; "a beautifully appointed house".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke