Appointment may refer to:

  • The prerogative power of an government official or executive to select persons to fill an honorary position or employment in the government (i.e. political appointments, poet laureates).
  • Power of appointment, the legal ability of a testator to select another person to dispose of the testator's property
  • Recess appointment, a method of filling vacancies under U.S. federal law
  • Appointment, a form of Royal Warrant
  • List of positions filled by presidential appointment with Senate confirmation
    • Appointment and confirmation to the Supreme Court of the United States
  • Judicial appointments in Canada
  • Warrant of Appointment, an official document presented by the President of Ireland to persons upon appointment to certain offices
  • Papal appointment, the oldest method for the selection of the pope
  • Appointment of Catholic bishops
  • Appointment of Church of England bishops
  • Letter of appointment in Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints history
  • Appointment to the Order of Canada
  • Court appointment, one of the traditional positions within a royal, ducal, or noble household
  • The Appointment, a 1969 psychological drama
  • The Appointment (novel), published in German in 1997 and in English in 2001
  • Appointment, a means of funding Postdoctoral research

Famous quotes containing the word appointment:

    Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    In not having an appointment at Harvard, I’m in the company of a great many people whose work I admire tremendously, in particular women of color.
    Catharine MacKinnon (b. 1946)