appointed Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb create and charge with a task or function
    appoint; nominate; constitute; name.
    • nominate a committee
  2. verb assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
    appoint; charge.
    • He was appointed deputy manager
    • She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance
  3. verb furnish
    • a beautifully appointed house
  4. adjective subject to appointment
  5. adjective satellite selected for a job
    • the one appointed for guard duty
  6. adjective satellite fixed or established especially by order or command
    ordained; prescribed; decreed.
    • at the time appointed (or the appointed time")
  7. adjective satellite provided with furnishing and accessories (especially of a tasteful kind)
    • a house that is beautifully appointed