noun \ə-ˈjen-də\

: a list of things to be considered or done

: a plan or goal that guides someone's behavior and that is often kept secret

Full Definition of AGENDA

:  a list or outline of things to be considered or done <agendas of faculty meetings>
:  an underlying often ideological plan or program <a political agenda>
agen·da·less \-də-ləs\ adjective

Examples of AGENDA

  1. The committee set the agenda for the next several years of research.
  2. There are several items on the agenda for tonight's meeting.
  3. What's the first item on the agenda?
  4. Such an idea has been high on the political agenda for some time.
  5. He wants to push his own agenda no matter what the others say.

Origin of AGENDA

Latin, neuter plural of agendum, gerundive of agere
First Known Use: 1871


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