Appointed vs Dictate - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between appointed and dictate
is that appointed
) while dictate
is to order, command, control.
As a noun dictate is
an order or command.
The Mirror and the Lamp
, passage=One saint's day in mid-term a certain newly appointed suffragan-bishop came to the school chapel, and there preached on “The Inner Life.”}}
An order or command.
- I must obey the dictates of my conscience.
To order, command, control.
* 2001 , Sydney I. Landau, Dictionaries: The Art and Craft of Lexicography , Cambridge University Press (ISBN 0-521-78512-X), page 409,
To speak in order for someone to write down the words.
- Trademark Owners will nevertheless try to dictate how their marks are to be represented, but dictionary publishers with spine can resist such pressure.
- She is dictating a letter to a stenographer.
- The French teacher dictated a passage from Victor Hugo.