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Definition of "appointment" []

  • The act of appointing or designating someone for an office or position. (noun)
  • The office or position to which one has been appointed. (noun)
  • An arrangement to do something or meet someone at a particular time and place. See Synonyms at engagement. (noun)
  • Furnishings, fittings, or equipment. (noun)
  • Law The act of directing the disposition of property by virtue of a power granted for this purpose. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "appointment" in a sentence
  • "Another aspect of his appointment is his authority to steer the ship."
  • "If your appointment is at the Wood Building, please park in the Wood Center Garage located off of Civic Center Boulevard."
  • "If your appointment is at the Main Building, please park in the Wood Center Garage located off of Civic Center Boulevard."