1. appointed

adjective. ['əˈpɔɪntəd, əˈpɔɪntɪd'] selected for a job.


  • stormy

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Rhymes with Appointed

  • disjointed
  • anointed
  • jointed

Sentences with appointed

1. Verb, past participle
This chief was appointed by being the first-born male of the eldest in the tribe.

2. Verb, past tense
The trustee you appointed to manage the assets handles the taxes along with the trust's other affairs.

Quotes about appointed

1. I believe in God but people are liars. It's those people who say they are appointed by God who I don't believe in.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer, The Collected Stories of Isaac Bashevis Singer

2. Everything in creation has its appointed painter or poet and remains in bondage like the princess in the fairy tale 'til its appropriate liberator comes to set it free.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

3. . . . in seclusion, she had secluded herself from a thousand natural and healing influences; that, her mind, brooding solitary, had grown diseased, as all minds do and must and will that reverse the appointed order of their Maker . . .
- Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

2. self-appointed

adjective. designated or chosen by yourself.


  • unauthorized


  • official
  • legitimate

3. well-appointed

adjective. having a full array of suitable equipment or furnishings.


  • furnished
  • well-found


  • unequipped
  • unarmed
  • unprepared

4. appointed

adjective. ['əˈpɔɪntəd, əˈpɔɪntɪd'] subject to appointment.


  • nonelective
  • non-elective
  • appointive
  • nominative
  • nominated


  • oblique
  • unspecified
  • desecrated
  • uninhabited

5. appointed

adjective. ['əˈpɔɪntəd, əˈpɔɪntɪd'] fixed or established especially by order or command.


  • decreed
  • settled
  • prescribed


  • irregular
  • unequipped
  • unarmed
  • unprepared

6. appointed

adjective. ['əˈpɔɪntəd, əˈpɔɪntɪd'] provided with furnishing and accessories (especially of a tasteful kind).


  • furnished


  • arbitrary
  • informal