make an appointment

1

Assign someone to a particular office or position, as in When the head of White House security resigned, it was up to the President to make an appointment. [Mid-1800s]

2

Schedule a meeting with someone, as in Do I need to make another appointment with the doctor? [Mid-1700s]


Nearby words

  1. make advances,
  2. make after,
  3. make allowance for,
  4. make amends,
  5. make an appearance,
  6. make an ass of,
  7. make an end of,
  8. make an example of,
  9. make an exception,
  10. make an exhibition of oneself

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