Schedule meaning

skĕjo͝ol, -o͝o-əl, skĕjəl
A plan for performing work or achieving an objective, specifying the order and allotted time for each part.

Finished the project on schedule.

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A printed or written list of items in tabular form.

A schedule of postal rates.

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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.

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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.

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A list of times of departures and arrivals; a timetable.

A bus schedule; a schedule of guided tours.

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To create a time-schedule.
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A supplemental statement of details appended to a document.
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A list, catalog, or inventory of details, often as an explanatory supplement to a will, bill of sale, deed, tax form, etc.
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A timed plan for a project or procedure.
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To place or include in a schedule.
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To make a schedule of.
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To plan for a certain time.
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(law) An annex or appendix to a statute or other regulatory instrument, or to a legal contract. [from 15th c.]
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A timetable, or other time-based plan of events; a plan of what is to occur, and at what time. [from 19th c.]
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(US) Each of the five divisions into which controlled drugs are classified, or the restrictions denoted by such classification. [from 20th c.]
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(computer science) An allocation or ordering of a set of tasks on one or several resources. [from 20th c.]
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To plan an activity at a specific date or time in the future.

I'll schedule you for three-o'clock then.

The next elections are scheduled on the 20th of November.

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To enter on a schedule.

Calculate and schedule each tax deduction on the proper form.

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To make up a schedule for.

I haven't scheduled the coming week yet.

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To plan or appoint for a certain time or date.

Scheduled a trip in June; was scheduled to arrive Monday.

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To list or rank (a controlled substance) in a schedule.
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A paper with writing on it.
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Origin of schedule

  • 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 schizo–

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

  • From Old French cedule (> French cédule), from Late Latin schedula (“papyrus strip"), diminutive of Latin scheda, from Ancient Greek σχέδη (skhedÄ“, “papyrus leaf")

    From Wiktionary