appointed appointed  /ə ˈpɔ ɪn təd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) subject to appointment
  2. (adj) selected for a job
  3. (adj) fixed or established especially by order or command
  4. (adj) provided with furnishing and accessories (especially of a tasteful kind)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In 1935, she was appointed by New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia to study situations in Harlem.
  2. In 1811, he was appointed to the Supreme Court, where he sat until 1834.
  3. A commission that Sebelius appointed to find government waste discovered that the state owned hundreds of cars it didn't use.

News

  1. CHELSEA: Ginger Sissom appointed as Director of Operations for Hoola Jewerly

    CHELSEA — Ginger Sissom has been appointed to the position of Director of Operations for Hoola Jewelry.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Chelsea Standard

  2. Tony Gusmao Appointed CEO of Lockton Brazil

    SAO PAULO, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockton has appointed Tony Gusmao as CEO of its Brazilian businesses. Tony has more than 20 years of experience, primarily in Employee Benefits, having run consulting ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Soccer-Baldini appointed Tottenham technical director

    LONDON, June 19 (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur have appointed former England assistant manager Franco Baldini as technical director, the Premier League club said on Wednesday. "Franco is extremely well respected in the industry, possessing an extensive knowledge of players around the world," chairman Daniel Levy told the Spurs website (www.tottenhamhotspur.com) "He will strengthen our football ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "Having concluded that it would be in the best interests of the Court to have my successor appointed and confirmed well in advance of the commencement of the Court's next Term, I shall retire from regular active service as an Associate Justice,"...
    on Apr 9, 2010 By: John Paul Stevens Source: USA Today

  2. "It's time the self-appointed strategists on Capitol Hill understood a very simple concept: You cannot win a war if you tell the enemy you're going to quit," Vice President Dick Cheney said Monday at a Republican fundraising luncheon.
    on Apr 1, 2007 By: Vice President Dick Cheney Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. In a letter to the president, Stevens, the longest active serving member, said he has "concluded that it would be in the best interests of the court to have my successor appointed and confirmed well in advance of the commencement of the court's next...
    on Apr 9, 2010 By: Patrick Leahy Source: FOXNews

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