Definitions of appointment

  1. Equipments of a ship, an army, an officer, & c.; accoutrements.
  2. The accoutrements of an officer.
  3. ( law) the act of disposing of property by virtue of the power of appointment; " she allocated part of the trust to her church by appointment"
  4. the act of putting a person into a non- elective position; " the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"
  5. the job to which you are ( or hope to be) appointed; " he applied for an appointment in the treasury"
  6. 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.
  7. Stipulation; agreement; the act of fixing by mutual agreement. Hence:: Arrangement for a meeting; engagement; as, they made an appointment to meet at six.
  8. Decree; direction; established order or constitution; as, to submit to the divine appointments.
  9. Equipment, furniture, as for a ship or an army; whatever is appointed for use and management; outfit; ( pl.) the accouterments of military officers or soldiers, as belts, sashes, swords.
  10. A honorary part or exercise, as an oration, etc., at a public exhibition of a college; as, to have an appointment.
  11. The state of being appointed to som service or office; an office to which one is appointed; station; position; an, the appointment of treasurer.
  12. The exercise of the power of designating ( under a power of appointment) a person to enjoy an estate or other specific property; also, the instrument by which the designation is made.
  13. The act of assigning to an office; the position or office assigned; an engagement; an arrangement to meet by mutual agreement.
  14. Settlement: situation: arrangement:- pl. equipments.
  15. Order; settlement; designation to office; office; equipment.
  16. An appointing or being appointed; position; service; station; office; an agreement, as for meeting at a given time; an engagement; stipulation; equipment.
  17. The act of appointing to an office; situation, or office assigned; fixing by mutual agreement; what is decreed or appointed; command or order; allowance; a devise or grant to a charitable use.
  18. State of being appointed; being named for an office; a situation or office; established order.