In 1919 he became publicity chief of the Republican National Committee, and in 1921 he was appointed governor of Alaska.
The U.K. government has appointed former BP chief Lord Browne as its new efficiency czar.
On the appointed morning, the SEAL expected Giffords to arrive with a big staff.
In February 2002, President George W. Bush appointed Pastorek, an attorney, to serve as general counsel to NASA.
He appointed a Jewish American as consul to Bucharest “for the benefit of the people who are laboring under severe oppression.”
He made his submission a few days later than the appointed time.
There, if it be your wish, I will propose you; messengers will be appointed to converse with you.
Lafayette was appointed to the committee on February 9, 1786.
Nelson, who was appointed to superintend the evacuation, frustrated these projects.
It was very near the minute appointed for her to meet Carter at the square.
late 14c., "to decide, resolve; to arrange the time of (a meeting, etc.)," from Anglo-French appointer, Old French apointier "make ready, arrange, settle, place" (12c.), from apointer "duly, fitly," from phrase à point "to the point," from a- "to" (see ad-) + point "point," from Latin punctum (see point (n.)). The ground sense is "to come to a point (about some matter)," therefore "agree, settle." Meaning "put (someone) in charge" is early 15c. Related: Appointed; appointing.