Appoint and Name


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Appoint verb – To decide upon (the time or date for an event) usually from a position of authority.
Usage example: at the appointed hour we were in our places

Name is a synonym for appoint in assign topic. In some cases you can use "Name" instead a verb "Appoint", when it comes to topics like choice, decide, nominate. popular alternative
Nearby Words: appointment, appointing, appointive
Synonyms for Appoint


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Name verb – To pick (someone) by one's authority for a specific position or duty.
Usage example: was named the provost of the university

Appoint is a synonym for name in choose topic. You can use "Appoint" instead a verb "Name", if it concerns topics such as choice, allocation, assign, nominate. popular alternative
Nearby Words: named, nameless, naming
Synonyms for Name

Common collocations

party appoint party name party
man appoint man name man
people appoint people name people
member appoint member name member
Other nouns: someone, place, price, king, heir, horse, anyone, successor.
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