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See definition of appointing on Dictionary.com
  • as inelectoral
  • as inselecting

synonyms for appointing

  • elective
  • appointive
  • by vote
  • constituent
  • discretionary
  • selecting
  • culling
  • denominating
  • determining
  • electing
  • indicating
  • isolating
  • picking
  • separating
  • appointment
  • choice
  • denomination
  • determination
  • election
  • isolation
  • selection
  • separation
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How to use appointing in a sentence

I thank you, General, but General Blair has just done me the great honor of appointing me on his staff.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
To learn this, he went on the road himself appointing agents and selling to bookstores.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
But he soon found that the King was determined to keep in his own hands the power of appointing and removing the junior Lords.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
To this committee he would leave the duty of appointing select committees, by whom election petitions were to be tried.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Hence it is that in appointing to such a chair the first and last demand is for published evidences of such activity.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCEVARIOUS
Thou numberest, Thou visitest; appointing the limitations of every creature, Thy judgment and Thy sentence.
HEBRAIC LITERATURE; TRANSLATIONS FROM THE TALMUD, MIDRASHIM AND KABBALAVARIOUS
Of deeper interest was the act appointing a committee to make a digest of the laws, that they may be putt in print.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
Him they proclaimed Sultan and set upon the throne, appointing their leader grand vizir.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
Up to this time this power of appointing senators had been exercised by the consul.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
He began by dismissing all plebeians employed about the royal palaces and appointing youths of noble blood in their places.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 5HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO APPOINTING

  • appointing
  • appointive
  • by vote
  • constituent
  • discretionary
  • elective
  • selecting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.