an arrangement for a meeting with an agreed time and place
the choosing of sb for a position or job
"the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"
"she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"
"he applied for an appointment in the treasury"
"she allocated part of the trust to her church by appointment"
For missing your meetings and appointments.
出自：Merry Wives of Windsor , Shakespeare
If people did not keep their appointments with him well before the specified time he always counted them as being late.
出自： N. Mitford
I'd like an appointment to see Dr. Rose just before lunch.
出自： J. Barth