transitive verb | \ ə-ˈpȯint \ | ap·point
: to name officially to a position appointed to the agency's top post appointed conservator of the estate
: to determine the distribution of (property) by exercising the authority granted by a power of appointment a general power to appoint the corpus of a trust —W. M. McGovern, Jr. et al.
: to exercise a power of appointment — see also power of appointment