appointment

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  • noun

Synonyms for appointment

Synonyms for appointment

the act of appointing to an office or position

a commitment to appear at a certain time and place

a piece of equipment for comfort or convenience

Synonyms for appointment

(usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel)

a person who is appointed to a job or position

the job to which you are (or hope to be) appointed

(law) the act of disposing of property by virtue of the power of appointment

References in classic literature ?
Did you not say that he intended to make you a present of some appointment in the king's house
I beg your pardon, count; but, if I succeed in obtaining the appointment, you, and not he, will have bestowed it on me.
In the prince's household," said De Wardes, looking up with an air of consideration, "let me see -- the appointment of the master of the horse is vacant, I believe.
Yes, sir, John Boulnois was going to stay in all this evening; he fixed up a real good appointment there with me.
When the appointment of a new minister was gazetted in the "Moniteur," and the greater or lesser officials, clustering round the stoves or before the fireplaces and shaking in their shoes, asked themselves: "What will he do?
Formerly book-keeper at the Treasury, when that establishment kept its books by double entry, the Sieur Saillard was compensated for the loss of that position by his appointment as cashier of a ministry.
Captain Phoebus," he said, and his tone vibrated with bitterness, "you forget your appointment.
If I were a clever woman I ought, of course, with the connexions Papa had, to be able to get an appointment for my son-in-law.
He means to keep his appointment with the ghost, does he?
Germaine, how my wife's far-away cousin kept an appointment with a ghost, and what came of it.
The Ministry had made a previous appointment which had been universally unpopular.
Arrived at his house, his secretary reminded him that he had an appointment in ten minutes' time.
He sat beside Gerda, for he could not bear riding backwards; the other Raven stood in the doorway,and flapped her wings; she could not accompany Gerda, because she suffered from headache since she had had a fixed appointment and ate so much.
It was only on Friday morning that the news arrived of the death of the Governor of Coventry Island, and my Lord instantly secured the appointment for my dear husband.
Government has secured a most valuable servant, and you, if you accept office, as I presume you will, an excellent appointment.