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1. appointment

noun. ['əˈpɔɪntmənt'] the act of putting a person into a non-elective position.

Synonyms

  • co-optation
  • conclusion
  • delegacy
  • determination
  • nomination
  • recognition
  • ordinance
  • designation
  • naming
  • decision
  • co-option
  • assignment

Antonyms

  • defeat
  • beginning
  • victory
  • middle

Etymology

  • apointement (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Words that Rhyme with Appointment

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Example sentences of the word appointment


1. Noun, singular or mass
Call ahead of time to set up an appointment to come by and introduce your product.

Quotes containing the word appointment


1. Love is what you make it. Unfortunately, I can’t make it today, as I have a doctor’s appointment.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. One day I’ll have my appointment with death, and every day I call out to God to see if I can reschedule for a later date.
- Jarod Kintz, The Days of Yay are Here! Wake Me Up When They're Over.

2. appointment

noun. ['əˈpɔɪntmənt'] (usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel).

Synonyms

  • furnishing

Antonyms

  • indecisiveness
  • indecision

Etymology

  • apointement (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. appointment

noun. ['əˈpɔɪntmənt'] a meeting arranged in advance.

Synonyms

  • meeting
  • rendezvous
  • engagement
  • double date
  • escort
  • tryst
  • date
  • blind date

Antonyms

  • idle
  • disassembly
  • non-involvement
  • non-engagement

Etymology

  • apointement (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. appointment

noun. ['əˈpɔɪntmənt'] a person who is appointed to a job or position.

Synonyms

  • mortal
  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • appointee
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male

Etymology

  • apointement (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. appointment

noun. ['əˈpɔɪntmənt'] the job to which you are (or hope to be) appointed.

Synonyms

  • job
  • line
  • business
  • occupation

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • acknowledged
  • unacknowledged
  • rejection

Etymology

  • apointement (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

6. appointment

noun. ['əˈpɔɪntmənt'] (law) the act of disposing of property by virtue of the power of appointment.

Synonyms

  • disposition

Antonyms

  • continuance
  • continuation

Etymology

  • apointement (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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