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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Appoint

APPOINT', verb transitive

1. To fix; to settle; to establish; to make fast.

When he appointed the foundations of the earth. Proverbs 8:29.

2. To constitute, ordain, or fix by decree, order or decision.

Let Pharoah appoint officers over the land. Genesis 41:34.

He hath appointed a day in which he will judge the world. Acts 17:26.

3. To allot, assign or designate.

Aaron and his sons shall appoint every one to his service. Numbers 4:19.

These cities were appointed for all the children of Israel. Joshua 20:2.

4. To purpose or resolve; to fix the intention.

For so he had appointed. Acts 20:13.

5. To ordain, command or order.

Thy servants are ready to do whatever my Lord the King shall appoint 2 Samuel 15:15.

6. To settle; to fix, name or determine by agreement; as, they appointed a time and place for the meeting.