Appointment vs Booking - What's the difference?

appointment | booking |


As nouns the difference between appointment and booking

is that appointment is the act of appointing; designation of a person to hold an office or discharge a trust while booking is the act or process of writing something down in a book or books, eg in accounting.

As a verb booking is

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appointment

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of appointing; designation of a person to hold an office or discharge a trust.
  • He erred by the appointment of unsuitable men.
  • The state of being appointed to a service or office; an office to which one is appointed; station; position.
  • the appointment of treasurer
  • Stipulation; agreement; the act of fixing by mutual agreement.
  • An arrangement for a meeting; an engagement.
  • They made an appointment to meet at six.
    I'm leaving work early because I have a doctor's appointment .
  • Decree; direction; established order or constitution.
  • To submit to the divine appointments .
    According to the appointment of the priests. --Ezra vi. 9.
  • (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.
  • (Government) The assignment of a person by an official to perform a duty, such as a presidential appointment of a judge to a court.
  • Equipment, furniture.
  • * 1910 , (Saki), ‘The Soul of Laploshka’, Reginald in Russia :
  • The appointments were primitive, but the Schnitzel, the beer, and the cheese could not have been improved on.
  • (US) A honorary part or exercise, as an oration, etc., at a public exhibition of a college; as, to have an appointment.
  • Synonyms

    * command * designation * direction * equipment * establishment * order

    Antonyms

    * (act of appointing) dismissal

    See also

    * calendar * meeting * schedule

    booking

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act or process of writing something down in a book or books, e.g. in accounting.
  • A reservation for a service, such as accommodation in an hotel.
  • The engagement of a performer for a particular performance.
  • (sports) The issuing of a caution which is usually written down in a book, and results in a yellow card or (after two bookings) a red card, that is to say, the player is sent from the field of play.
  • (legal) The process of photographing, fingerprinting and recording identifying data of a suspect following arrest.
  • Derived terms

    * booking clerk * booking office

    See also

    * inscription