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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

APPOINT', verb transitive

1. To fix; to settle; to establish; to make fast.

When he appointed the foundations of the earth. Proverbs 8:29.

2. To constitute, ordain, or fix by decree, order or decision.

Let Pharoah appoint officers over the land. Genesis 41:34.

He hath appointed a day in which he will judge the world. Acts 17:26.

3. To allot, assign or designate.

Aaron and his sons shall appoint every one to his service. Numbers 4:19.

These cities were appointed for all the children of Israel. Joshua 20:2.

4. To purpose or resolve; to fix the intention.

For so he had appointed. Acts 20:13.

5. To ordain, command or order.

Thy servants are ready to do whatever my Lord the King shall appoint 2 Samuel 15:15.

6. To settle; to fix, name or determine by agreement; as, they appointed a time and place for the meeting.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

APPOINT'ABLE, adjective That may be appointed or constituted; as, officers are appointable by the Executive.

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APPOINT'ED, participle passive

1. Fixed; set; established; decreed; ordained; constituted; allotted.

2. Furnished; equipped with things necessary; as, a ship or an army is well appointed

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1. A person appointed. 'The commission authorizes them to make appointments, and pay the appointee '

2. A foot soldier in the French army, who, for long service and bravery, received more pay than other privates.

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APPOINT'ER, noun One who appoints.

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APPOINT'ING, participle present tense Setting; fixing; ordaining; constituting; assigning.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. The act of appointing; designation to office; as, he erred by the appointment of suitable men.

2. Stipulation; assignation; the act of fixing by mutual agreement; as, they made an appointment to meet at six o'clock.

3. Decree; established order or constitution; as, it is our duty to submit to the divine appointments.

4. Direction; order; command.

Wheat, salt, wine and oil, let it be given according to the appointment of the priests. Ezekiel 6:1.

5. Equipment, furniture, as for a ship, or an army; whatever is appointed for use and management.

6. An allowance to a person; a salary or pension, as to a public officer.

An appointment differs from wages, in being a special grant, or gratification, not fixed, whereas wages are fixed and ordinary.

7. A devise or grant to a charitable use.