Origin of appointment
Examples from the Web for appointment
He said the news of his appointment was not true, that it was disinformation spread by “some intelligence agency and my rivals.”
Jessen was named a Mormon bishop, but the appointment was met with vocal protests.The Luxury Homes That Torture and Your Tax Dollars Built|Michael Daly|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sharpton noted that otherwise some of their mutual detractors might suggest that he had played a role in the appointment.Is Al Sharpton Running New York City Hall From the White House?|Michael Daly|November 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The appointment of Klain to lead the effort is giving the public what it wants—but not what it needs.
On Friday, the president announced the appointment of political and policy operative Ron Klain as “Ebola czar.”
He had an appointment with the doctor—he had so little time.Overlooked|Maurice Baring
But French literature was certainly the gainer by the appointment of Bossuet to the post of tutor to the Prince.
Exactly the fourteen hundred thousand francs—the price of my appointment.Louise de la Valliere|Alexandre Dumas, Pere
Accordingly when this appointment was performed, she recovered her senses as well as before.Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies)|John Howie
That appointment proved in after-time a rather questionable boon to the family.Odd Bits of History|Henry W. Wolff
British Dictionary definitions for appointment
Word Origin and History for appointment
early 15c., "an agreement," also "a fixing of a date for official business," from Middle French apointement, from apointer (see appoint). Meaning "act of placing in office" is attested from 1650s.
Idioms and Phrases with appointment
see make an appointment.