|Origin:||apointier 'to arrange', from point|
ap‧point S2 W2 [transitive]
to choose someone for a position or a job:
officials appointed by the government
appoint somebody to something
He's been appointed to the State Supreme Court.
appoint somebody to do something
A committee was appointed to consider the plans.
appoint (somebody) as something
O'Connell was appointed as chairman.
to arrange or decide a time or place for something to happen:
The committee appointed a day in June for celebrations.
Everyone assembled in the hall at the appointed time (=at the time that had been arranged).