Definition for AP-POINT'

AP-POINT', v.t. [Fr. appointer, to refer, to give an allowance; Sp. apuntar, to point or aim, to sharpen, to fasten as with points or nails; It. appuntare, to fix, appoint or sharpen. See Point.]

  1. To fix; to settle; to establish; to make fast. When he appointed the foundations of the earth. Prov. viii.
  2. To constitute, ordain, or fix by decree, order or decision. Let Pharaoh appoint officers over the land. Gen. xli. He hath appointed a day in which he will judge the world. Acts xvii.
  3. To allot, assign or designate. Aaron and his sons shall appoint every one to his service. – Num. iv. These cities were appointed for all the children of Israel. – Josh. xx.
  4. To purpose or resolve; to fix the intention. For so he had appointed. – Acts xx.
  5. To ordain, command or order. Thy servants are ready to do whatever my Lord the King shall appoint. 2 Sam. xv.
  6. To settle; to fix, name or determine by agreement; as, they appointed a time and place for the meeting.

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