Definitions for "appointed"
having acquired an office or responsibility through appointment; -- said of officials, and contrasting with elected.
When a person is chosen rather than elected to public office.
chosen by one person or a small group of people. Some positions in government are filled by people who are appointed by other public officials. Supreme Court justices, members of the President's Cabinet, and directors of many federal agencies are appointed by the President. All people appointed by the President have to be approved by the Senate, through the confirmation process.
Keywords:  duty, selected, job, guard, one
selected for a duty or job
selected for a job; "the one appointed for guard duty"
provided with furnishing and accessories especially of a tasteful kind.
Keywords:  subject
subject to appointment
Keywords:  command, established, fixed, order
fixed or established by order or command.
Assigned specific responsibilities by the employer or the employer's representative.