Definition of appointed in English:

appointed

adjective

  • 1(of a time or place) decided on beforehand; designated.

    ‘she arrived at the appointed time’
    • ‘As she arrived at the appointed place, my hand slipped from hers, no longer her accomplice.’
    • ‘They kicked their horses and off they sped, aiming at an appointed destination.’
    • ‘I arrived at the appointed place with a growing sense of impending doom.’
    • ‘The riders soon arrived at the appointed place and the roundup boss was selected.’
    • ‘We found a directory and went to the appointed place.’
    • ‘Where ever there was a Lady, there was always an open door, especially if one was asked to meet the Lady at the appointed place.’
    • ‘I meet Pete at the appointed place, which I happen to notice is near Molly's house.’
    • ‘Then they went to the pit, and planted the torches there before stepping backward to their appointed places.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, the devotees, who assembled well in advance at the appointed places, lit smaller oil lamps using candles and matchboxes.’
    • ‘Would they have the good sense to check the airline's manifest if I didn't show at the appointed place?’
    • ‘They seldom stray too far from their appointed positions in the structure.’
    • ‘And as he makes his way to his appointed place among other kings, the people's king is greeted as only kings would be.’
    • ‘They walked to the appointed place, the Briefing room.’
    • ‘Sam and I finally met up at our appointed place, twenty-minutes later than we'd meant to.’
    • ‘The consumers could exchange the pet label for a ticket at appointed centres across the city.’
    • ‘He set out to meet them at Stamford Bridge as arranged and arrived at the appointed place first.’
    • ‘After that, I'd be placed in my first appointed position and monitored continuously for quality assurance purposes.’
    • ‘The top four men's doubles seeds reached their appointed places resulting in the prospect of two excellent semi-finals.’
    • ‘In all the instructions for the organization of the camp, with every tribe having its appointed place, there is no mention whatsoever of the place of the convert.’
    • ‘Ten minutes, and fifteen skirmishes later, they were back at the appointed place.’
    scheduled, arranged, prearranged, specified, decided, agreed, determined, assigned, designated, allotted, set, fixed, chosen, established, settled, preordained, authorized, ordained, prescribed, decreed
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  • 2(of a building or room) equipped or furnished in a specified way.

    ‘a luxuriously appointed lounge’
    • ‘‘Right this way,’ he led them to a pleasantly appointed room where they deposited their packs.’
    • ‘It was only after a wander through the rear of her beautifully appointed gallery space that my interlude in the room of discarded eyes took on a renewed significance.’
    • ‘As I entered our magnificently appointed multi-storey office development this morning, I caught sight of a box behind our oddly proportioned security guard.’
    • ‘The hotel served us well; we didn't spend nearly enough time in the richly appointed lobby.’
    • ‘At the center of the panel, Rama and Sita sit intimately together in a nicely appointed shelter, gesturing to a small begging squirrel.’
    • ‘The location offers a plethora of luxuriously appointed rooms in a variety of styles and themes.’
    • ‘While cruise ships have every conceivable entertainment, Patricia's is limited to a beautifully appointed lounge with stereo and TV / video, and a few games and books.’
    • ‘What is fantastic about this health club is the placement of the sauna, Turkish steam bath, jacuzzi and showers all around the beautifully appointed relaxation room.’
    • ‘For this reason it was sparingly used, being found only in the most important rooms of the best appointed houses.’
    • ‘In a beautifully appointed room near the gallery entrance, he has assembled Nepalese marionettes in the images of the Gods of Hinduism.’
    • ‘Starting at just $109, guests can spend an evening in one of our 214 tastefully appointed rooms or suites.’
    • ‘The European influence is obvious in the 400 luxuriously appointed rooms.’
    • ‘The hotel has 34 beautifully appointed bedrooms, a restaurant and hotel bar.’
    • ‘It could be an orange on a blue plate, a vaseful of flowers, a gorgeously appointed store window.’
    • ‘The scene - indeed the whole theatre - begins as a handsomely wood-panelled room in the King's palace, expensively and comfortably appointed.’
    • ‘And one can't help but be intrigued by some of the wonderful aromas that waft from the jars of herbal and fruit flavoured teas in Paolo's attractively appointed shop.’
    • ‘The hotel has 531 luxuriously appointed rooms and suites.’
    • ‘The unique addition to the tourism and business infrastructure of the South East also has a private dining room and a number of beautifully appointed Board rooms.’
    • ‘Sipping a glass of sherry in the lounge of his elegantly appointed Westminster apartment, the gentleman appears the epitome of a retired Foreign Office mandarin.’
    furnished, decorated, outfitted, fitted out, rigged out, provided, supplied
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Pronunciation

appointed

/əˈpɔɪntɪd/