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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Appoint  \Ap*point"\  ([a^]p*point"),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Appointed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Appointing}.]  [OE.  appointen, 
  apointen  OF  apointier  to  prepare,  arrange,  lean,  place  F. 
  appointer  to  give  a  salary,  refer  a  cause  fr  LL  appunctare 
  to  bring  back  to  the  point,  restore,  to  fix  the  point  in  a 
  controversy,  or  the  points  in  an  agreement;  L.  ad  +  punctum  a 
  point.  See  {Point}.] 
  1.  To  fix  with  power  or  firmness;  to  establish;  to  mark  out 
  When  he  appointed  the  foundations  of  the  earth. 
  --Prov.  viii. 
  2.  To  fix  by  a  decree,  order  command,  resolve,  decision,  or 
  mutual  agreement;  to  constitute;  to  ordain;  to  prescribe; 
  to  fix  the  time  and  place  of 
  Thy  servants  are  ready  to  do  whatsoever  my  lord  the 
  king  shall  appoint.  --2  Sam.  xv 
  He  hath  appointed  a  day  in  the  which  he  will  judge 
  the  world  in  righteousness.  --Acts  xvii. 
  Say  that  the  emperor  request  a  parley  .  .  .  and 
  appoint  the  meeting.  --Shak. 
  3.  To  assign,  designate,  or  set  apart  by  authority. 
  Aaron  and  his  shall  go  in  and  appoint  them  every 
  one  to  his  service.  --Num.  iv  19. 
  These  were  cities  appointed  for  all  the  children  of 
  Israel,  and  for  the  stranger  that  sojourneth  among 
  them  --Josh.  xx  9. 
  4.  To  furnish  in  all  points;  to  provide  with  everything 
  necessary  by  way  of  equipment;  to  equip;  to  fit  out 
  The  English,  being  well  appointed,  did  so  entertain 
  them  that  their  ships  departed  terribly  torn. 
  5.  To  point  at  by  way  or  for  the  purpose,  of  censure  or 
  commendation;  to  arraign.  [Obs.] 
  Appoint  not  heavenly  disposition.  --Milton. 
  6.  (Law)  To  direct,  designate,  or  limit;  to  make  or  direct  a 
  new  disposition  of  by  virtue  of  a  power  contained  in  a 
  conveyance;  --  said  of  an  estate  already  conveyed. 
  --Burrill.  Kent. 
  {To  appoint  one's  self},  to  resolve.  [Obs.]  --Crowley. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  subject  to  appointment  [syn:  {appointive}]  [ant:  {elective}] 
  2:  selected  for  a  job;  "the  one  appointed  for  guard  duty" 
  3:  fixed  or  established  especially  by  order  or  command;  "at  the 
  time  appointed  (or  the  appointed  time")  [syn:  {decreed},  {ordained}, 
  4:  provided  with  furnishing  and  accessories  (especially  of  a 
  tasteful  kind);  "a  house  that  is  beautifully  appointed" 

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