Synonyms of appoint in English:

appoint


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verb

1‘he was appointed Environment Secretary’

SYNONYMS
nominate, name, designate, install as, commission, engage, adopt, co-opt
select, choose, elect, vote in
detail
ANTONYMS

reject

2‘the arbitrator shall appoint a date for the preliminary meeting’

SYNONYMS
specify, determine, assign, designate, allot, set, fix, arrange, choose, decide on, establish, settle, authorize, ordain, prescribe, decree