on the docket

Definition of on the docket


  1. 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. 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.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a brief written summary of a document :  abstract

    :  a formal abridged record of the proceedings in a legal action

    :  a register of such records

  1. :  to place on the docket for legal action

    :  to make a brief abstract of (as a legal matter) and inscribe it in a list

    :  to inscribe (as a document) with an identifying statement

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