Appoint vs Mandate - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between appoint and mandate
is that appoint
is (obsolete|transitive) to fix with power or firmness; to establish; to mark out while mandate
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(obsolete) To fix with power or firmness; to establish; to mark out.
* 1611 , (King James Version) Proverbs 8.29
To fix the time and place of a meeting (by a decree, order, command etc.)
* 8 November 2014 , Ivan Hewett in The Telegraph'', ''
- When he gave to the sea his decree, that the waters should not pass his commandment: when he appointed the foundations of the earth:
Art on demand makes emperors of us all
*:We have to wait until they're ready to receive us, and make sure we turn up at the appointed time.
* 1820 , The Edinburgh Annual Register
*:His Royal Highness called to pay his respects to her Majesty ; but, from the unexpected nature of his visit, her Majesty was not in a state then to receive him ; but soon after sent a letter to Prince Leopold, to appoint one o'clock this day for an interview.
* 1611 , (King James Version) 2 Samuel 15.15
To give a job or a role to somebody
* 3 November 2014 , Fredric U. Dicker in the (New York Post), ''
- Thy servants are ready to do whatsoever my lord the king shall appoint .
Cuomo appointed 'vote or else' strategist
*:Neal Kwatra, appointed by Cuomo to be the state Democratic Party's chief campaign strategist, was identified by two key Democratic insiders
* 1611 , (King James Version) Numbers 4.19
To furnish completely; to provide with all the equipment necessary; to equip or fit out.
* 2009 , Donald Olson, Germany for Dummies
*:The hotel is beautifully designed and beautifully appointed in a classic, modern style that manages to be both serene and luxurious at the same time.
(archaic, transitive, legal) To direct, designate, or limit; to make or direct a new disposition of, by virtue of a power contained in a conveyance;—said of an estate already conveyed.
:(Alexander Mansfield Burrill)
To point at by way of censure or commendation; to arraign.
- Aaron and his shall go in, and appoint them every one to his service.
- Appoint not heavenly disposition.
An official or authoritative command; an order or injunction; a commission; a judicial precept.
to make mandatory