to choose somebody for a job or position of responsibility
They have appointed a new head teacher at my son's school.
appoint somebody to something
She has recently been appointed to the committee.
[COLOR="rgb(65, 105, 225)"]appoint somebody + noun| [/COLOR]appoint somebody as something They appointed him (as) captain of the English team.
[COLOR="rgb(65, 105, 225)"]appoint somebody to do something[/COLOR] A lawyer was appointed to represent the child.
2 [usually passive] appoint something (formal)
to arrange or decide on a time or place for doing something
A date for the meeting is still to be appointed.
Everyone was assembled at the appointed time.