Calendar meaning

kălən-dər
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A calendar is defined as a printed or electronic version of a standard division of a year into months, weeks, and days.

An example of a calendar is a 12-month 2012 calendar with cats on it.

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A table showing the months, weeks, and days in at least one specific year.
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A schedule of events.
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To calendar means to schedule things.

An example of to calendar is to meet with coworkers to schedule a project’s major deadlines.

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An ordered list of matters to be considered.

The bills on a legislative calendar.

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The definition of calendar is any person or thing that is on a printed schedule of the year.

An example of calendar used as an adjective is a calendar girl.

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Any of various systems of reckoning time in which the beginning, length, and divisions of a year are defined, sometimes along with multiyear cycles.
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(chiefly british) A catalog of a university.
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To enter in a calendar; schedule.
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A system of determining the beginning, length, and divisions of a year and for arranging the year into days, weeks, and months.
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A table, chart, register, etc. that shows such an arrangement, usually for a single year.
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A list or schedule, as of pending court cases, bills coming before a legislature, planned social events, etc.
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Such as that appearing on certain popular, conventional calendars.

Calendar art, a calendar girl.

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To enter in a calendar; specif., to schedule.
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A list of the civil and criminal cases scheduled on a particular day, week, or other time period for trial or some other hearing (such as an arraignment, sentencing, or the hearing of arguments concerning pretrial motions) to be conducted before a judge.
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Any system by which time is divided into days, weeks, months, and years.

We currently use the Gregorian calendar.

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A means to determine the date consisting of a document containing dates and other temporal information.

Write his birthday on the calendar hanging on the wall.

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A list of planned events.

The club has a busy calendar this year.

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An orderly list or enumeration of persons, things, or events; a schedule.

A calendar of bills presented in a legislative assemblly; a calendar of causes arranged for trial in court.

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(law) To set a date for a proceeding in court, usually done by a judge at a calendar call.

The judge agreed to calendar a hearing for pretrial motions for the week of May 15, but did not agree to calendar the trial itself on a specific date.

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To enter or write in a calendar; to register.

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A calendar is the order that divides a year into days, weeks and months.

An example of a calendar is the Mayan calendar.

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Origin of calendar

  • Middle English calender from Old French calendier from Late Latin kalendārium from Latin account book from kalendae calends (from the fact that monthly interest was due on the calends) kelə-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French calendier, from Latin calendarium (“account book”), from calendae (“the first day of the month”), from calare (“to announce solemnly, to call out (the sighting of the new moon)”), from Proto-Indo-European *kel-.

    From Wiktionary