- Schedule is a plan for when things will occur or events will take place.
An example of schedule is the times when your courses start and end.
- To schedule is to set up a specific time when something will occur.
An example of schedule is when you make a doctor's appointment.
schedule definition by Webster's New World
- Obsolete a paper with writing on it
- a list, catalog, or inventory of details, often as an explanatory supplement to a will, bill of sale, deed, tax form, etc.
- ☆ a list of times of recurring events, projected operations, arriving and departing trains, etc.; timetable
- ☆ a timed plan for a procedure or project
Origin: altered (infl. by LL) ; from Middle English sedule ; from Old French cedule ; from Late Latin schedula, diminutive of Classical Latin scheda, a strip of papyrus ; from Classical Greek schidē, splinter of wood, split piece ; from schizein, to split: see schizo-
schedule definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A list of times of departures and arrivals; a timetable: a bus schedule; a schedule of guided tours.
- A plan for performing work or achieving an objective, specifying the order and allotted time for each part: finished the project on schedule.
- A printed or written list of items in tabular form: a schedule of postal rates.
- a. A program of events or appointments expected in a given time: Can you fit me into your schedule Tuesday afternoon?b. A student's program of classes.
- A supplemental statement of details appended to a document.
- a. A federally regulated list of controlled substances, ranked in classes by potential for abuse.b. One of the ranks or classes in such a list.
- To enter on a schedule: calculate and schedule each tax deduction on the proper form.
- To make up a schedule for: I haven't scheduled the coming week yet.
- To plan or appoint for a certain time or date: scheduled a trip in June; was scheduled to arrive Monday.
- To list or rank (a controlled substance) in a schedule.
Origin: Middle English sedule, slip of parchment or paper, note, from Old French cedule, from Late Latin schedula, diminutive of scheda, variant of Latin scida, papyrus strip, from Greek skhida, skhedē; perhaps akin to skhizein, to split; see schizo-.
- schedˈu·lar adjective
- schedˈu·ler noun
schedule - Business Definition
- A tax form.
- A listing of times and locations for activities at an event.