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ASL signs for APPOINT, APPOINTMENT
"How do you say 'appoint' or 'appointment' in American Sign Language?" There are two main signs, depending on whether you mean to make a dental appointment or to assign someone to a position.
Meaning: to assign a job or role to someone.
Pronunciation (sign description): Dominant "V" hand with palm down moves downward through the non-dominant upright "1" hand.
Examples of usage or context: "to appoint a new treasurer".
To make an appointment with a dentist, an accountant, or an optometrist, there are two common signs.
Meaning: to determine or decide on a time or a place; an agreement or arrangement to meet with someone at a particular time.
Variation: to reserve; a reservation.
Examples of usage or context: "to make an appointment with the doctor", "to make a reservation for a dinner at a restaurant.
Related signs: RESERVE, RESERVATION.