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Appointed definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

APPOINT'ED, pp.
1. Fixed; set; established; decreed; ordained; constituted; allotted.
2. Furnished; equipped with things necessary; as, a ship or an army is well appointed.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: subject to appointment [syn: appointive, appointed] [ant: elected, 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: appointed, decreed, ordained, prescribed]
4: provided with furnishing and accessories (especially of a tasteful kind); "a house that is beautifully appointed"

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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. 29. 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. 15. He hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness. --Acts xvii. 31. 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. --Hayward. 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.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If something happens at the appointed time, it happens at the time that was decided in advance. (FORMAL) ADJ: ADJ n



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