Meaning of appoint
Pronunciation: (u-point'), [key]
- to name or assign to a position, an office, or the like; designate: to appoint a new treasurer; to appoint a judge to the bench.
- to determine by authority or agreement; fix; set: to appoint a time for the meeting.
- to designate (a person) to take the benefit of an estate created by a deed or will.
- to provide with what is necessary; equip; furnish: They appointed the house with all the latest devices.
- to order or establish by decree or command; ordain; constitute: laws appointed by God.
- to point at by way of censure.
- to ordain; resolve; determine.
- appoint (Thesaurus)