on the docket

idiom

US
1
: on a list of legal cases to be heard by a court
The judge had to postpone some of the cases on the docket.
2
: on a list of things to be considered (by a group of people, such as a committee)
The new library will be the first item on the committee's docket.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web From yacht parties to electrifying romance, both fun and drama are on the docket for these young professionals and entrepreneurs during their island getaway. Josie Howell | Jhowell@al.com, al, 7 May 2023 Also on the docket are two series that will take place in Miami and London, respectively. Louisa Ballhaus, Robb Report, 28 Feb. 2023 And yes, salmon and steelhead fishing seminars are still on the docket. Bill Monroe, oregonlive, 10 Feb. 2023 Lawyers who could comment for them were not listed on the docket as of Wednesday. Luke Barr, ABC News, 14 Dec. 2022 So, what will be on the docket for team owner Jim Crane and company ahead of 2023? Michael Shapiro, Chron, 14 Nov. 2022 Mendez spent a week in the hospital after the shooting and has more surgeries on the docket. Emma Colton, Fox News, 7 Sep. 2022 With so many games on the docket this week, Caesars has gone above and beyond to offer a sizable list of odds boosts. Xl Media, cleveland, 30 Aug. 2022 Those in favor of robust federal regulatory power can’t breathe easy just yet, because one such dispute is still on the docket. Matt Ford, The New Republic, 20 June 2022 See More

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“On the docket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20docket. Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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