re·​sched·​ule | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈske-(ˌ)jül How to pronounce reschedule (audio) , -jəl, Canadian also -ˈshe-, British usually -ˈshe-(ˌ)dyül\
rescheduled; rescheduling; reschedules

Definition of reschedule

transitive verb

: to schedule or plan again according to a different timetable especially : to defer required payment of (a debt or loan)

Examples of reschedule in a Sentence

She called to reschedule her appointment. The meeting was rescheduled for Tuesday. He rescheduled his college loans.
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Recent Examples on the Web An increasing number of Massachusetts and New Hampshire communities are rescheduling Halloween trick-or-treating because officials have been spooked by frightful weather forecasts., "there could be a lull in the rain in the evening, during prime trick-or-treat time.," 1 Nov. 2019 During the shutdown for cleanup, shows have either been moved to the Civic Center Theatre or rescheduled. al, "Mobile Saenger Theatre: Mold cleanup work on schedule," 30 Oct. 2019 Send us details with information about refunds, rescheduling or updated business hours. Beth Rankin, The Know, "Denver events canceled: Snowstorm forces zoo to close; more closures/cancellations rolling in," 29 Oct. 2019 This year’s Chalk Walk had been rescheduled to Saturday after being rained out in May. Greg May, Houston Chronicle, "At this Friendswood art exhibit, you have to look down," 26 Oct. 2019 Discussions about rescheduling the match within 48 hours are underway,'' the statement said. Chelsea Curtis, azcentral, "Reports of racial taunts against Arizona high school volleyball team under review," 24 Oct. 2019 The Goldbergs While away at school, Erica (Hayley Orrantia) tries to fool Beverly (Wendi McLendon-Covey) into thinking parents weekend has been rescheduled in this new episode. Los Angeles Times, "What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘Nancy Drew’ on the CW," 22 Oct. 2019 Carol thinks Beth should reschedule the ribbon-cutting; Randall (Sterling K. Brown) does not. Dan Snierson,, "Phylicia Rashad returns to This Is Us in the dance-studio debacle you never saw coming," 15 Oct. 2019 And Internet giant Tencent, which has a $1.5 billion streaming deal with the NBA, had begun rescheduling coverage of the league after temporarily canceling all broadcasts. Karen Chu, The Hollywood Reporter, "Hong Kong Protestors Voice Disappointment in LeBron James: "He Supports Totalitarianism?"," 15 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of reschedule

1878, in the meaning defined above

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11 Nov 2019

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The first known use of reschedule was in 1878

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English Language Learners Definition of reschedule

: to schedule (something) for a different time or date
: to arrange (a loan or debt) to be paid back at a later date than was originally planned

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