[ UK /ɐpˈɔ‍ɪnt/ ]
[ US /əˈpɔɪnt/ ]
  1. create and charge with a task or function
    nominate a committee
  2. furnish
    a beautifully appointed house
  3. assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
    He was appointed deputy manager
    She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance
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How To Use appoint In A Sentence

  • Applicants for government posts are always thoroughly investigated before being appointed.
  • Now that Gonzalez has rejected the Yankees, perhaps he can concentrate on turning a disappointing season into another banner year.
  • We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment. Jim Rohn 
  • At every turn I met with disappointment.
  • Do you think Hillary wants to sit by and watch McCain appoint Supreme Court Justices, block universal health care, send more money to Iraq in exchange for body bags? McCain raises $21.5 million in May
  • Then the court will decide who must take care of minor children unless the parents have appointed a guardian.
  • We are going to make an information pack and appoint a pupil who will make sure supply teachers have any resources they need.
  • Whether these positive initiatives will be enough to overcome disappointment on the limited over-all budget reduction will depend on the extent to which the investor is willing to look beyond near-term sluggishness in North American growth. Budget '85 Special Meeting of The Empire Club of Canada
  • A troubleshooter is being appointed to make the prison service more efficient.
  • I was too much at risk from the smoulder of his irritability, sudden blazes of rage, to see his deep disappointment with life.
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