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ap·point

 (ə-point′)
tr.v. ap·point·ed, ap·point·ing, ap·points
1. To select or designate to fill an office or a position: appointed her the chief operating officer of the company.
2. To fix or set by authority or by mutual agreement: will appoint a date for the examination.
3. To furnish; equip: a house that is comfortably appointed.
4. Law To direct the disposition of (property) to a person or persons in exercise of a power granted for this purpose by a preceding deed.

[Middle English appointen, from Old French apointer, apointier, to arrange, from a point, to the point : a, to (from Latin ad; see ad-) + point, point; see point.]
Synonyms: appoint, assign, designate, name, nominate, tap1
These verbs mean to select for an office or position: was appointed chair of the committee; was assigned to the panel investigating the matter; expects to be designated leader of the opposition; a new police commissioner named by the mayor; to be nominated as her party's candidate; was tapped for fraternity membership.

appointed

(əˈpɔɪntɪd)
adj
formal decided beforehand
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.appointed - subject to appointment
2.appointed - selected for a jobappointed - selected for a job; "the one appointed for guard duty"
assigned - appointed to a post or duty; "assigned personnel"; "assigned duties"
3.appointed - fixed or established especially by order or command; "at the time appointed (or the appointed time")
settled - established or decided beyond dispute or doubt; "with details of the wedding settled she could now sleep at night"
4.appointed - provided with furnishing and accessories (especially of a tasteful kind)appointed - provided with furnishing and accessories (especially of a tasteful kind); "a house that is beautifully appointed"
furnished, equipped - provided with whatever is necessary for a purpose (as furniture or equipment or authority); "a furnished apartment"; "a completely furnished toolbox"

appointed

adjective
1. decided, set, chosen, established, determined, settled, fixed, arranged, assigned, designated, allotted The appointed hour for the ceremony was drawing near.
2. assigned, named, chosen, commissioned, selected, elected, installed, delegated, nominated The recently appointed captain led by example in the first game.
3. equipped, provided, supplied, furnished, fitted out beautiful, well-appointed houses
Translations
sjednanýurčený
aftaltfastsat
megjelölt
umsaminn
dohodnutý

appointed

[əˈpɔɪntɪd] adj
at the appointed time → à l'heure convenue
the appointed hour → l'heure convenue
at the appointed hour → à l'heure convenue

appointed

adj hour, placefestgesetzt, festgelegt, verabredet; taskzugewiesen; representative, agenternannt; at the appointed time or the time appointedzur festgelegten or -gesetzten or verabredeten Zeit; his appointed taskdie ihm übertragene Aufgabe; at the appointed timezur festgesetzten or -gelegten or verabredeten Zeit

appoint

(əˈpoint) verb
1. to give (a person) a job or position. They appointed him manager; They have appointed a new manager.
2. to fix or agree on (a time for something). to appoint a time for a meeting.
apˈpointed adjective
He arrived before the appointed time.
apˈpointment noun
1. (an) arrangement to meet someone; I made an appointment to see him.
2. the job or position to which a person is appointed. His appointment was for one year only.
References in classic literature ?
Soon after the Emperor's return Prince Vasili in a conversation about the war at Anna Pavlovna's severely condemned Barclay de Tolly, but was undecided as to who ought to be appointed commander in chief.
That same day Kutuzov was appointed commander in chief with full powers over the armies and over the whole region occupied by them.
Here they found them comfortably encamped: twenty-two prime trappers, all well appointed, with excellent horses in capital condition led by Milton Sublette, and an able coadjutor named Jarvie, and in full march for the Malade hunting ground.
Suffice it to say that, after having visited and camped about various streams with varying success, Captain Bonneville set forward early in June for the appointed rendezvous at the caches.
Those who were appointed of old to go to wicked kings and accuse them--were they not ministers and servants?
It is appointed against such offences that the offenders shall not be able to forget.
Resolved, That in the opinion of Congress it is expedient, that on the second Monday of May next a convention of delegates, who shall have been appointed by the several States, be held at Philadelphia, for the sole and express purpose OF REVISING THE ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION, and reporting to Congress and the several legislatures such ALTERATIONS AND PROVISIONS THEREIN, as shall, when agreed to in Congress, and confirmed by the States, render the federal Constitution ADEQUATE TO THE EXIGENCIES OF GOVERNMENT AND THE PRESERVATION OF THE UNION.
Because when once an efficient national government is established, the best men in the country will not only consent to serve, but also will generally be appointed to manage it; for, although town or country, or other contracted influence, may place men in State assemblies, or senates, or courts of justice, or executive departments, yet more general and extensive reputation for talents and other qualifications will be necessary to recommend men to offices under the national government, -- especially as it will have the widest field for choice, and never experience that want of proper persons which is not uncommon in some of the States.
No Senator or Representative shall, during the Time for which he was elected, be appointed to any civil Office under the authority of the United States, which shall have been created, or the Emoluments whereof shall have been increased during such time; and no Person holding any Office under the United States, shall be a Member of either House during his Continuance in Office.
We all want to know, Monsieur Bixiou, what made you think that the worthy and honorable Monsieur Rabourdin, who has so long done the work of this division for Monsieur de la Billardiere,--he, who is the senior head of all the bureaus, and whom, moreover, the minister summoned as soon as he heard of the departure of the late Monsieur de la Billardiere,--will not be appointed head of the division.
But our former description of a citizen will admit of correction; for in some governments the office of a juryman and a member of the general assembly is not an indeterminate one; but there are particular persons appointed for these purposes, some or all of the citizens being appointed jurymen or members of the general assembly, and this either for all causes and all public business whatsoever, or else for some particular one: and this may be sufficient to show what a citizen is; for he who has a right to a share in the judicial and executive part of government in any city, him we call a citizen of that place; and a city, in one word, is a collective body of such persons sufficient in themselves to all the purposes of life.
The sovereignty of the Union is represented by the States-General, consisting usually of about fifty deputies appointed by the provinces.