Appointment (noun)

  1. An arrangement for a meeting or visit with someone, especially a professional person.
  2. A meeting or visit arranged in advance.
  3. The act of appointing someone or the state of being appointed.
  4. A job or position to which someone has been appointed.


Middle english: from old french apointement, from apointer "appoint" (see appoint).


  1. He has a dental appointment at 2pm.
  2. She made an appointment to see the doctor.
  3. The president's appointment of a new justice to the Supreme Court was met with controversy.
  4. The company's appointment of a new CEO was announced today.
  5. The appointment of the new ambassador was met with approval by the foreign minister.
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