pre·​sched·​ule ˌprē-ˈske-(ˌ)jül How to pronounce preschedule (audio)
 Canadian also  -ˈshe-,
 British usually  -ˈshe-(ˌ)dyül
variants or pre-schedule
prescheduled or pre-scheduled; prescheduling or pre-scheduling

transitive verb

: to schedule (something) in advance
preschedules monthly staff meetings
It can automatically silence incoming calls and alerts, either during prescheduled times or on demand.Heather Kelly

Word History

First Known Use

1908, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of preschedule was in 1908

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Cite this Entry

“Preschedule.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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