Appointed her the chief operating officer of the company.
Will appoint a date for the examination.
A house that is comfortably appointed.
To appoint a time for a meeting.
To appoint a chairman.
An example of the word appoint is when the President puts a judge into.
When he appointed the foundations of the earth. --Prov. viii. 29.
Thy servants are ready to do whatsoever my lord the king shall appoint. --2 Sam. xv. 15.
He hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness. --Acts xvii. 31.
Say that the emperor requests a parley ... and appoint the meeting. -- Shakspeare Titus Andronicus IV iv.
Aaron and his shall go in, and appoint them every one to his service. --Num. iv. 19.
These were cities appointed for all the children of Israel, and for the stranger that sojourneth among them. --Josh. xx. 9.
The English, being well appointed, did so entertain them that their ships departed terribly torn. --Hayward.
Origin of appoint
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Middle English apointen, from Old French apointier (“to prepare, arrange, lean, place”) (French appointer (“to give a salary, refer a cause”)), from Late Latin appunctare (“to bring back to the point, restore, to fix the point in a controversy, or the points in an agreement”); Latin ad + punctum (“a point”). See point.