v.任命, 委派, 指定, 约定
As a top manager, he should appoint none but people on their merit.
The company decided to appoint a new treasurer.
He wasn't there at the appointed time.
They appointed him chairman.
1. 任命, 指派[O9][O2][(+as/to)]
They appointed him (to be) manager.
He appointed Williams as his deputy in the city of York.
2. 约定, 指定; 安排
Our visitors arrived at the appointed time.