Synonyms of 'appointment'
1 selectionDictionary, naming, election
his appointment as foreign minister in 1985
Make your selection from the list.
the election of the Labour government in 1964
His choice of words made Rodney angry.
the delegation of his responsibilities to his assistant
On Leo's death there were two main candidates for nomination as his replacement.
He invited her to attend his installation as chief of his tribe.
I only ever take photos on assignment.
the designation of Ali as Prophet Muhammad's successor
2 jobDictionary, office, position
He is to take up an appointment as a researcher with the Society.
the pressure of being the first woman in the job
the honour and dignity of the office of President
He took up a position with the Arts Council.
Sir Peter has held several senior military posts.
All the candidates won places on the ruling council.
Police said the bomb was buried in the sand near a lifeguard station.
She was unable to find employment in the area.
The course involves written assignments and practical tests.
some of the players who tried for a berth on the team
3 meetingDictionary, interview, date
She has an appointment with her accountant.
Thirty-seven years after our first meeting I was back in his studio.
When I went for my first job interview I arrived extremely early.
He had made a date with the girl.
an emergency session of parliament
The caves can be visited only by prior arrangement.
A personal diet plan is devised after a consultation with a nutritionist.
He had an engagement at a restaurant in Greek Street at eight.
I had decided to keep my rendezvous with him.
She had an assignation with her boyfriend.
4 appointeeDictionary, candidate, representative
He is the new appointment at RSA.
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all the things you have with you when you travel or take part in a particular activity, such as clothing and equipment
Understated eveningwear can be dressed up with accoutrements.
accessories or equipment
Thesaurus for appointment from the Collins English Thesaurus
The appointment of a person to a particular job is the choice of that person to do it.