Synonyms and Antonyms of appointment
the state or fact of being chosen for a position or duty
- His appointment to the Board of Health came as a surprise.
billet, gig, job, office, place, position, situation, spot, station
authorization, delegation, deputation, emplacement, placement, ranking
anointing, anointment, induction, installation, installment (also instalment), instating, investiture, investment, ordination
choice, choosing, destination, election, nomination, picking, selection, singling (out)
an agreement to be present at a specified time and place
- I have a dental appointment for two o'clock tomorrow afternoon.
an assignment at which one regularly works for pay
- Meg loved her latest appointment as an aide at the governor's office.
business, employ, employment, occupation, profession
calling, pursuit, trade, vocation
career, lifework, practice (also practise)
duty, mission, posting, service, task
the movable articles (such as tables and chairs) in a room
- The yacht's staterooms have the most luxurious appointments imaginable.