Definition of appointed in English:

appointed

adjective

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

    ‘she arrived at the appointed time’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘He set out to meet them at Stamford Bridge as arranged and arrived at the appointed place first.’
    • ‘Ten minutes, and fifteen skirmishes later, they were back at the appointed place.’
    • ‘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 kicked their horses and off they sped, aiming at an appointed destination.’
    • ‘The top four men's doubles seeds reached their appointed places resulting in the prospect of two excellent semi-finals.’
    • ‘They seldom stray too far from their appointed positions in the structure.’
    • ‘As she arrived at the appointed place, my hand slipped from hers, no longer her accomplice.’
    • ‘The consumers could exchange the pet label for a ticket at appointed centres across the city.’
    • ‘The riders soon arrived at the appointed place and the roundup boss was selected.’
    • ‘I arrived at the appointed place with a growing sense of impending doom.’
    • ‘Would they have the good sense to check the airline's manifest if I didn't show at the appointed place?’
    • ‘They walked to the appointed place, the Briefing room.’
    • ‘We found a directory and went to the appointed place.’
    • ‘Sam and I finally met up at our appointed place, twenty-minutes later than we'd meant to.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, the devotees, who assembled well in advance at the appointed places, lit smaller oil lamps using candles and matchboxes.’
    • ‘Then they went to the pit, and planted the torches there before stepping backward to their appointed places.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘After that, I'd be placed in my first appointed position and monitored continuously for quality assurance purposes.’
    • ‘I meet Pete at the appointed place, which I happen to notice is near Molly's house.’
    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 or to a specified standard.

    ‘a luxuriously appointed lobby’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘In a beautifully appointed room near the gallery entrance, he has assembled Nepalese marionettes in the images of the Gods of Hinduism.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘‘Right this way,’ he led them to a pleasantly appointed room where they deposited their packs.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The hotel has 34 beautifully appointed bedrooms, a restaurant and hotel bar.’
    • ‘The hotel has 531 luxuriously appointed rooms and suites.’
    • ‘Starting at just $109, guests can spend an evening in one of our 214 tastefully appointed rooms or suites.’
    • ‘The hotel served us well; we didn't spend nearly enough time in the richly appointed lobby.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The location offers a plethora of luxuriously appointed rooms in a variety of styles and themes.’
    • ‘The European influence is obvious in the 400 luxuriously appointed rooms.’
    • ‘At the center of the panel, Rama and Sita sit intimately together in a nicely appointed shelter, gesturing to a small begging squirrel.’
    • ‘For this reason it was sparingly used, being found only in the most important rooms of the best appointed houses.’
    • ‘As I entered our magnificently appointed multi-storey office development this morning, I caught sight of a box behind our oddly proportioned security guard.’
    • ‘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.’
    furnished, decorated, outfitted, fitted out, rigged out, provided, supplied
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Pronunciation

appointed

/əˈpoin(t)əd/