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appoint

verb

1 appoint

Create and charge with a task or function.

synonyms: constitute, name, nominate.

Roget 755: commission, delegate, depute; consign, assign; charge; intrust, entrust; commit, commit to the hands of; authorize etc. (permit) 760.    ... show more

Roget 786: apportion, divide; distribute, administer, dispense; billet, allot, detail, cast, share, mete; portion out, parcel out, dole out; ... show more

Dutch: aanstellen, aanwijzen, benoemen, designeren, maken



2 appoint

Assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to:
— He was appointed deputy manager.

synonym: charge.

Roget 741: command, order, decree, enact, ordain, dictate, direct, give orders.    prescribe, set, appoint, mark out; set a task, prescribe a task, ... show more

Dutch: bepalen, beschikken, vaststellen

3 appoint

Furnish.


Moby thesaurus: accouter, allocate, allot, appropriate to, arm, arrange, assign, assign to, authorize, choose, commission, decorate, decree, delegate, demand, deputize, designate, destinate, destine, detail ... show more.

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