What does appoint mean?

appoint meaning in General Dictionary

To ordain to determine to arrange

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  • to correct with power or tone to establish to mark out
  • assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
  • furnish
  • create and cost with an activity or purpose
  • to correct with energy or firmness; to establish; to mark away.
  • to repair by a decree, order, command, resolve, choice, or shared arrangement; to represent; to ordain; to recommend; to correct the some time place of.
  • To assign, designate, or set apart by authority.
  • To provide throughout things; to deliver with everything necessary by way of gear; to supply; to match completely.
  • To point at by-way, and for the reason, of censure or commendation; to arraign.
  • To direct, designate, or limit; to create or direct a fresh disposition of, by virtue of an electrical within a conveyance; -- stated of a property already communicated.
  • To ordain; to determine; to set up.

appoint meaning in Etymology Dictionary

late 14c., "to determine, resolve; to arrange the time of (a gathering, etc.)," from Anglo-French appointer, Old French apointier "make ready, arrange, settle, place" (12c.), from apointer "duly, fitly," from expression


appoint meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To correct with power or tone; to establish; to mark away.

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  • (v. t.) To repair by a decree, order, demand, fix, choice, or shared agreement; to constitute; to ordain; to recommend; to correct the time and place of.
  • (v. t.) To designate, designate, or set apart by expert.
  • (v. t.) To provide in all things; to provide with every little thing necessary by means of equipment; to supply; to match completely.
  • (v. t.) To aim at by way, and for the purpose, of censure or commendation; to arraign.
  • (v. t.) To direct, designate, or limit; to make or direct an innovative new personality of, by virtue of an electrical contained in a conveyance; -- said of an estate currently conveyed.
  • (v. i.) To ordain; to find out; to arrange.

Sentence Examples with the word appoint

Having been recalled and ordered to appoint a dictator, he gave another instance of his high-handedness by nominating a subordinate official, M.

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