Appoint (verb)

  1. To choose or select someone for a job or position.
  2. To name or assign someone to a particular role or task.
  3. To schedule or arrange a meeting, event, or activity for a particular time or place.


Middle english: from old french apointer, from a- (from latin ad "to, at") + pointer "point, indicate".


  1. The company appointed him as the new CEO.
  2. He was appointed to the board of directors.
  3. She appointed a lawyer to represent her in court.
  4. The president appointed a new justice to the Supreme Court.
  5. I have an appointment with the dentist at 2pm.
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