Part of speech: noun
Definition: The act of appointing; designation of a person to hold an office or discharge a trust. The state of being appointed to a service or office; an office to which one is appointed; station; position. Stipulation; agreement; the act of fixing by mutual agreement. An arrangement for a meeting; an engagement. Decree; direction; established order or constitutio. (Law) The exercise of the power of designating (under a power of appointment) a person to enjoy an estate or other specific property; also, the instrument by which the designation is made. Equipment, furniture, as for a ship or an army; whatever is appointed for use and management; outfit; (pl.) the accouterments of military officers or soldiers, as belts, sashes, swords. A honorary part or exercise, as an oration, etc., at a public exhibition of a college; as, to have an appointment.
Example sentence: Parents want their children to excel, callers to a victims' hot line want help, and sick people want to get well. Offering aids is like providing an alarm clock: it may help people get to an appointment on time, but no one is forcing them to use it.
Part of speech: verb
Definition: To note the time of writing or executing; to express in an instrument the time of its execution; as, to date a letter, a bond, a deed, or a charterTo note or fix the time of, as of an event; to give the date of.To determine the age of something; as, to date the building of the pyramids.To take (someone) on a series of dates.To become old, especially in such a way as to fall out of fashion, become less appealing or attractive, etc.To have beginning; to begin; to be dated or reckoned; -- with from
Part of speech: noun
Definition: The fruit of the date palm. This sweet fruit is somewhat in the shape of an olive, containing a soft pulp and enclosing a hard kernel.The date palm itself.That addition to a writing, inscription, coin, etc., which specifies the time (as day, month, and year) when the writing or inscription was given, or executed, or made; as, the date of a letter, of a will, of a deed, of a coin, etc.The point of time at which a transaction or event takes place, or is appointed to take place; a given point of time; epoch; as, the date of a battle. A specific day.A point in time, as in You may need that at a later date.Assigned end; conclusion.Given or assigned length of life; duration.A pre-arranged social meeting.A companion when one is partaking in a social occasion.A meeting with a lover or potential lover, or the person so met.anus.
Example sentence: So soon as a fashion is universal, it is out of date.