agen·​dum ə-ˈjen-dəm How to pronounce agendum (audio)
plural agenda ə-ˈjen-də How to pronounce agendum (audio) or agendums
: agenda
: an item on an agenda

Word History


borrowed from Medieval Latin, in plural, "order of worship, list of matters to be dealt with (by an assembly), proceedings, affairs," from gerundive of Latin agere "to drive, do, carry out" — more at agent

First Known Use

1849, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of agendum was in 1849

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Cite this Entry

“Agendum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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