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Definition 1: furnish - [verb of possession]

Samples where appoint or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a beautifully appointed house

(appoint is a kind of ...) provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose

"The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"

Samples where appoint or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He was appointed deputy manager
  • She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance

Synonyms for appoint in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of appoint ) give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)

(... is a kind of appoint ) appoint as a substitute

(... is a kind of appoint ) charge with a function; charge to be

"She was named Head of the Committee" "She was made president of the club"

(... is a kind of appoint ) give or delegate power or authority to

"She authorized her assistant to sign the papers"

(... is a kind of appoint ) provide or send (envoys or embassadors) with official credentials

(... is a kind of appoint ) invest with a new title, office, or rank

"Create one a peer"

Samples where appoint or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • nominate a committee

Synonyms for appoint in the sense of this definition

(appoint is a kind of ...) set up or lay the groundwork for

"establish a new department"

(... is a kind of appoint ) set up a committee or legislative body with one's own supporters so as to influence the outcome

"pack a jury"

(... is a kind of appoint ) appoint summarily or commandeer

"The army tried to co-opt peasants into civil defence groups"

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