Origin of appointment
Synonyms for appointment
Related Words for appointmentinterview, assignment, consultation, date, invitation, selection, designation, choice, election, approval, nomination, certification, post, appointee, nominee, office, assignation, engagement, errand, tryst
Examples from the Web for appointment
Contemporary Examples of appointment
He said the news of his appointment was not true, that it was disinformation spread by “some intelligence agency and my rivals.”ISIS Targets Afghanistan Just as the U.S. Quits
Sami Yousafzai, Christopher Dickey
December 19, 2014
Jessen was named a Mormon bishop, but the appointment was met with vocal protests.The Luxury Homes That Torture and Your Tax Dollars Built
December 12, 2014
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?
November 7, 2014
The appointment of Klain to lead the effort is giving the public what it wants—but not what it needs.
The appointment of the new Ebola czar comes after Republicans began demanding a White House point person on the threat.
Historical Examples of appointment
Thompson came early on the following day, punctual to his appointment.
If we get him this appointment, it will be ample compensation, anyhow.
But the fact is I've got an appointment late this afternoon.
Mr. Roebuck gave notice of the appointment of his committee.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
After a while he remembered his appointment with Katherine at three o'clock.
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.
see make an appointment.