Docket meaning

dŏkĭt
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Docket is defined as the list of things that are scheduled for a day.

An example of docket is the appointment list a secretary gives her boss at the beginning of the day.

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The definition of docket is a list of contents.

An example of docket is the packing list in a box.

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To docket mean to label something’s contents.

An example of docket is to put in an organizer to file someone’s papers in order.

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A docket is a list of court hearings that will be heard that day.

An example of docket is what a judge reads to see who’s trial is next.

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A summary or other brief statement of the contents of a document; an abstract.
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A list of things to be done; an agenda.
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A label or ticket affixed to a package listing the contents or directions for assembling or operating.
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(law) To enter in a court calendar or in a record of court proceedings.
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To provide with a brief identifying statement.
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To label or ticket (a parcel).
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A summary, as of a legal proceeding, or a list of legal decisions.
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A list of cases to be tried by a law court.
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Any list or summary of things to be done; agenda.
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A label listing the contents of a package, directions, etc.
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To enter in a docket.
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To put a docket, or label, on; ticket.
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A court’s official record, in summary form, of the hearings held, parties’ appearances, and papers filed in a proceeding; a court’s calendar of the dates on which hearings are to be held or papers filed.
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To enter a case, hearing, or filed paper in such a record or calendar.
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(law) A short entry of the proceedings of a court; the register containing them; the office containing the register.
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(law) A schedule of cases awaiting action in a court.
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An agenda of things to be done.
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A ticket or label fixed to something, showing its contents or directions to its use.
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To make an entry in a docket.
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To label a parcel etc.

To docket goods.

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To make a brief abstract of (a writing) and endorse it on the back of the paper, or to endorse the title or contents on the back of; to summarize.

To docket letters and papers.

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To make a brief abstract of and inscribe in a book.

Judgments regularly docketed.

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To enter or inscribe in a docket, or list of causes for trial.
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Origin of docket

  • Middle English doggett summary, digest

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

  • Origin uncertain; perhaps a diminutive of dock.

    From Wiktionary