Appointment

  • 1 appointment — ap‧point‧ment [əˈpɔɪntmənt] noun 1. [countable] an arrangement to meet someone at a particular time and place: • Erlich was 25 minutes early for his appointment. • He had an appointment with a union delegate at the Grand Hotel. • Were you able to …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Appointment — Ap*point ment, n. [Cf. F. appointement.] 1. The act of appointing; designation of a person to hold an office or discharge a trust; as, he erred by the appointment of unsuitable men. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being appointed to som? service… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 appointment — I (act of designating) noun allocation, allotment, assignment, authorization, certification, charter, choice, decree, delegation, deputation, designation to office, dispensation, distribution, installation, naming, nomination, order, ordination,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 Appointment — may refer to a number of things, including the following:*An appointment is a time reserved for something such as a doctor visit, much like a reservation. *An appointment, in government also refers to the assignment of a person by an official to… …

    Wikipedia

  • 5 appointment — [n1] arrangement for meeting; prearranged meeting assignation, assignment, blind date*, consultation, date, engagement, errand, gig, interview, invitation, meet, rendezvous, session, tryst, zero hour*; concepts 324,384 appointment [n2] assignment …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 appointment — ► NOUN 1) an arrangement to meet. 2) a job or position. 3) the action of appointing or the process of being appointed. 4) (appointments) furniture or fittings. ● by appointment (to the Queen) Cf. ↑by a …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 appointment — The act of designating, or the acquisition of some, responsibility or position. For example, the Court can appoint a Trustee in Bankruptcy as Receiver of some property. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms …

    Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • 8 appointment — (n.) early 15c., an agreement, also a fixing of a date for official business, from M.Fr. apointement, from apointer (see APPOINT (Cf. appoint)). Meaning act of placing in office is attested from 1650s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 appointment — *engagement, rendezvous, tryst, assignation, date …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 appointment — [ə point′mənt] n. 1. an appointing or being appointed; specif., a naming or selecting for an office, position, etc. 2. a person so selected 3. a position held in this way 4. an arrangement to meet someone or be somewhere at a set time; engagement …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 appointment — ap|point|ment W2S1 [əˈpɔıntmənt] n 1.) an arrangement for a meeting at an agreed time and place, for a particular purpose appointment with ▪ She has an appointment with a client at 10.30. ▪ You should phone his secretary if you want to make an… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 appointment — noun 1 agreement to meet sb ADJECTIVE ▪ important, urgent ▪ first, initial ▪ follow up ▪ scheduled ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 appointment — n. agreement to meet 1) to keep; make an appointment with 2) to break; cancel an appointment 3) by appointment (he will see you by appointment) 4) an appointment to + inf. (she had an appointment to see the dean) selection 5) an appointment to… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 appointment — noun 1 (C) an arrangement for a meeting at an agreed time and place, for some special purpose: a hospital appointment | a five o clock appointment (+ with): an appointment with the doctor at 10.30 | appointment to do sth: I have an appointment to …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 appointment */*/*/ — UK [əˈpɔɪntmənt] / US noun Word forms appointment : singular appointment plural appointments 1) [countable] an arrangement to see someone at a particular time, especially for a business meeting or to get a professional service make an appointment …

    English dictionary

  • 16 appointment — ap|point|ment [ ə pɔıntmənt ] noun *** 1. ) count an arrangement to see someone at a particular time, especially for a business meeting or to get a professional service: make an appointment: Sue called to make a dental appointment. appointment… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 appointment — [[t]əpɔ͟ɪntmənt[/t]] ♦♦♦ appointments 1) N VAR: usu with poss, oft N to/as n The appointment of a person to a particular job is the choice of that person to do it. His appointment to the Cabinet would please the right wing. ...his appointment as… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 appointment — The designation of a person, by the person or persons having authority therefor, to discharge the duties of some office or trust. In re Nicholson s Estate, 104 Colo. 561, 93 P.2d 880, 884. See illusory appointment power of appointment. The… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 19 appointment — The designation of a person, by the person or persons having authority therefor, to discharge the duties of some office or trust. In re Nicholson s Estate, 104 Colo. 561, 93 P.2d 880, 884. See illusory appointment power of appointment. The… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 20 appointment — /euh poynt meuhnt/, n. 1. a fixed mutual agreement for a meeting; engagement: We made an appointment to meet again. 2. a meeting set for a specific time or place: I m late for my appointment. 3. the act of appointing, designating, or placing in… …

    Universalium


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