appointed

adjective

ap·​point·​ed ə-ˈpȯin-təd How to pronounce appointed (audio)
1
: chosen for a particular job
an appointed official
2
: officially fixed or set
at the appointed time
3
: provided with complete and usually appropriate or elegant furnishings and equipment
a beautifully appointed room

Word History

First Known Use

1535, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of appointed was in 1535

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Cite this Entry

“Appointed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/appointed. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

appointed

adjective

ap·​point·​ed
ə-ˈpȯin-təd
: provided with furnishings and equipment
a well-appointed house
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