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noun as in arrangement for meeting; prearranged meeting

noun as in job, position of responsibility

noun as in furnishing(s)

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He circled back later to the idea that he might build a website to help more people find appointments.

Patients could register for a slot—either online or with someone who comes to their home—and then wait to be picked for an appointment.

In the District, Nesbitt said, Giant pharmacies will be receiving some doses and will schedule appointments through the city’s website.

Holding clinics on church grounds can make getting the vaccine easier for people who do not have the ability to drive to a mass vaccination clinic or who have trouble getting online to check and recheck websites, hoping for an appointment.

Her voice cracked as she described waiting in a 400-person phone queue to sign up for a shot, only to be told all appointments were taken and she couldn’t even leave her name.

He said the news of his appointment was not true, that it was disinformation spread by “some intelligence agency and my rivals.”

Jessen was named a Mormon bishop, but the appointment was met with vocal protests.

Sharpton noted that otherwise some of their mutual detractors might suggest that he had played a role in the appointment.

The appointment of Klain to lead the effort is giving the public what it wants—but not what it needs.

The appointment of the new Ebola czar comes after Republicans began demanding a White House point person on the threat.

She was helpless, because she had said nothing all day of her appointment, and because Janet had not mentioned it either.

Having seen no service, he owed his appointment largely to his conceit and good looks.

As an M.P. you are duly qualified to accept any appointment under the Crown when the Government ask you.

A test examination would follow of a perfunctory character, and an intimation of your appointment would be the sequel.

This alone could hinder the execution of his appointment, for in other things he has excellent qualifications for the dignity.


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On this page you'll find 102 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to appointment, such as: assignment, consultation, date, interview, invitation, and assignation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.