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appointment

ap·point·ment

appointment

 
 
pronunciation:
poInt mnt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of appointing.
synonyms:
assignment, designation, nomination
antonyms:
removal
similar words:
authorization, commission, delegation, deputation, installation, investiture, investment, ordination
definition 2: a position held by one who is appointed.
synonyms:
office, position, post
similar words:
berth, billet, job, place, station
definition 3: an arrangement to meet or to do something.
a morning appointment with the dentist
synonyms:
engagement
similar words:
arrangement, assignation, date, meeting, rendezvous
definition 4: (usu. pl.) furnishings.
synonyms:
furnishings
similar words:
appliances, appurtenances, fixtures, furniture, outfit, paraphernalia