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noun cal·en·dar \ˈka-lən-dər\

Definition of calendar

  1. 1 :  a system for fixing the beginning, length, and divisions of the civil year and arranging days and longer divisions of time (as weeks and months) in a definite order — see month table

  2. 2 :  a tabular register of days according to a system usually covering one year and referring the days of each month to the days of the week a desk calendar

  3. 3 :  an orderly list: such asa :  a list of cases to be tried in courtb :  a list of bills or other items reported out of committee for consideration by a legislative assemblyc :  a list or schedule of planned events or activities giving dates and details parties, concerts, and dances make up her calendar for the week

  4. 4 British :  a university catalog

Examples of calendar in a sentence

  1. The university's academic calendar runs from September to May.

  2. the calendar of upcoming events at the state fair will be available tomorrow

Origin and Etymology of calendar

Middle English calender, from Anglo-French or Medieval Latin; Anglo-French kalender, from Medieval Latin kalendarium, from Latin, moneylender's account book, from kalendae calends


First Known Use: 13th century

Other Calendar Terms


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calendar

verb cal·en·dar

Definition of calendar

calendared

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calendaring

\-d(ə-)riŋ\
  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to enter in a calendar Should we calendar the meeting now?

Origin and Etymology of calendar

see 1calendar


First Known Use: 15th century


CALENDAR Defined for English Language Learners

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noun cal·en·dar \ˈka-lən-dər\

Definition of calendar for English Language Learners

  • : a document, chart, etc., that shows the days, weeks, and months of a year

  • : a list or schedule of events or activities that occur at different times throughout the year

  • : a particular system for organizing the days of the year by month


CALENDAR Defined for Kids

calendar

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noun cal·en·dar \ˈka-lən-dər\

Definition of calendar for Students

  1. 1 :  a chart showing the days, weeks, and months of the year

  2. 2 :  a schedule of planned events or activities the town's recreation calendar


Law Dictionary

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calendar

noun cal·en·dar

Legal Definition of calendar

  1. 1 :  a list of cases ready to be heard on a procedural action the motion calendar; specifically :  a list of cases ready for trial —called also list — compare docket Editor's note: Generally it is up to the party that wants to go to trial to have a case placed on the calendar. The party must file with the court a notice that the case is ready for trial and that a jury trial, if desired, is demanded.

  2. 2 :  a list of bills or other items reported out of committee for consideration by a legislative assembly


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calendar

transitive verb cal·en·dar

Legal Definition of calendar

  1. :  to place (a case) on a calendar the Appellate Division, Second Department, is now calendaring civil appeals — New York Law Journal — compare docket



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