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noun sched·ule \ˈske-(ˌ)jül, -jəl, Canada also ˈshe-, British usually ˈshe-(ˌ)dyül\

Simple Definition of schedule

  • : a plan of things that will be done and the times when they will be done

  • : a written or printed list of things and the times when they will be done

  • : a list of the times when buses, trains, airplanes, etc., leave or arrive

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of schedule

  1. 1a obsolete :  a written documentb :  a statement of supplementary details appended to a legal or legislative document

  2. 2 :  a written or printed list, catalog, or inventory; also :  timetable 1

  3. 3 :  program; especially :  a procedural plan that indicates the time and sequence of each operation <finished on schedule>

  4. 4 :  a body of items to be dealt with :  agenda

  5. 5 often capitalized :  a governmental list of drugs all subject to the same legal restrictions and controls —usually used with a Roman numeral I to V indicating decreasing potential for abuse or addiction

Examples of schedule in a sentence

  1. I have a hectic schedule this week.

  2. Students are planning their class schedules for next year.

  3. Sorting the mail is part of her daily schedule.

  4. I lost my class schedule.



Origin and Etymology of schedule

Middle English, from Medieval Latin scedula slip, page, charter, from Late Latin schedula slip of paper, diminutive of Latin *scheda strip of papyrus, probably back-formation from Latin schedium impromptu speech, from Greek schedion, from neuter of schedios casual; akin to Greek schedon near at hand, echein to seize, have


First Known Use: 14th century


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schedule

transitive verb sched·ule

Simple Definition of schedule

  • : to plan (something) at a certain time

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of schedule

scheduled

scheduling

  1. 1 :  to appoint, assign, or designate for a fixed time

  2. 2a :  to place in a scheduleb :  to make a schedule of

scheduler

noun

Examples of schedule in a sentence

  1. We scheduled a meeting for next week.

  2. I need to schedule a doctor's appointment.



1843

First Known Use of schedule

1843



SCHEDULE Defined for Kids

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schedule

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noun sched·ule \ˈske-jül, -jəl\

Definition of schedule for Students

  1. 1 :  a plan of things that need to be done and the times they will be done <a construction schedule> <I have a busy schedule.>

  2. 2 :  a written or printed list of things and the time they will be done <my course schedule>

  3. 3 :  a list of the times set for certain events <a baseball schedule>

  4. 4 :  timetable <the bus schedule>




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schedule

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verb sched·ule

Definition of schedule for Students

scheduled

scheduling

  1. :  to plan at a certain time <My arrival is scheduled for late morning.>




Medical Dictionary

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schedule

noun sched·ule \ˈskej-(ˌ)ü(ə)l, ˈskej-əl, Canadian also ˈshej-, British usually ˈshed-(ˌ)yü(ə)l\

Medical Definition of schedule

  1. 1:  a program or plan that indicates the sequence of each step or procedure <reinforcement schedules used in conditioning experiments>; especially :  regimen <antibiotic schedules for treating Lyme disease>

  2. 2 often capitalized :  an official list of drugs that are subject to the same legal controls and restrictions—usually used with a Roman numeral from I to V indicating decreasing potential for abuse or addiction <the Drug Enforcement Administration classifies heroin as a schedule I drug while diazepam is on schedule IV>




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schedule

transitive verb sched·ule

Medical Definition of schedule

scheduled

;

scheduling

  1. :  to place in a schedule <methadone and phenobarbital are scheduled substances>




Law Dictionary

schedule

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noun sched·ule \ˈske-jül esp Brit ˈshe-dyül\

Legal Definition of schedule

  1. 1a :  a list or statement of supplementary details appended to another document b :  a formal list, table, catalog, or inventory

  2. 2 :  a plan that indicates the time and sequence of each element

schedule

transitive verb




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