Từ điển Oxford Advanced Learner 8th|
ap·point [appoint appoints appointed appointing] BrE [əˈpɔɪnt] NAmE [əˈpɔɪnt] verb
1. to choose sb for a job or position of responsibility
•~ sb They have appointed a new head teacher at my son's school.
•~ sb to sth She has recently been appointed to the committee.
•~ sb + noun | ~ sb as sth They appointed him (as) captain of the English team.
•~ sb to do sth A lawyer was appointed to represent the child.
2. usually passive ~ sth (formal)to arrange or decide on a time or place for doing sth
•A date for the meeting is still to be appointed.
•Everyone was assembled at the appointed time.
late Middle English: from Old French apointer, from a point ‘to a point’.
appoint verb T
•They have appointed a new school principal.
name • • recruit • • employ • • take sb on • • co-opt • • nominate • |especially AmE hire • |formal designate • |especially BrE, formal engage •
appoint/name/recuit/employ/take on/nominate/hire/designate/engage sb as sth
appoint/name/nominate sb to sth
appoint/recruit/employ/take on/co-opt/nominate/hire/designate/engage sb to do sth
•She's been appointed British ambassador to the UN.
•They appointed him (as) captain of the national team.
•They have appointed a new principal at my son's school.
▼ Từ liên quan / Related words
Related search result for "appoint"