Definition of Schedule

1. Noun. A temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to.

Exact synonyms: Agenda, Docket
Generic synonyms: Plan, Program, Programme
Specialized synonyms: Fare, Menu

2. Verb. Plan for an activity or event. "I've scheduled a concert next week"
Specialized synonyms: Time, Book, Calendar, Slot
Generic synonyms: Plan
Derivative terms: Scheduling

3. Noun. An ordered list of times at which things are planned to occur.
Generic synonyms: List, Listing
Specialized synonyms: Network Programming, Timetable, Timetable

4. Verb. Make a schedule; plan the time and place for events. "I scheduled an exam for this afternoon"
Generic synonyms: Plan
Specialized synonyms: Program, Programme, Reschedule
Derivative terms: Scheduler, Scheduling

Definition of Schedule

1. n. A written or printed scroll or sheet of paper; a document; especially, a formal list or inventory; a list or catalogue annexed to a larger document, as to a will, a lease, a statute, etc.

2. v. t. To form into, or place in, a schedule.

Definition of Schedule

1. Noun. (obsolete) A slip of paper; a short note. (defdate 14th-17th c.) ¹

2. Noun. (legal) An annex or appendix to a statute or other regulatory instrument. (defdate from 15th c.) ¹

3. Noun. A timetable, or other time-based plan of events; a plan of what is to occur, and at what time. (defdate from 19th c.) ¹

4. Noun. (American English) Each of the five divisions into which controlled drugs are classified, or the restrictions denoted by such classification. (defdate from 20th c.) ¹

5. Noun. (computer science) An allocation or ordering of a set of tasks on one or several resources. (defdate from 20th c.) ¹

6. Verb. To create a time-schedule. ¹

7. Verb. To plan an activity at a specific date or time in the future. ¹

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Definition of Schedule

1. to assign to a certain date or time [v -ULED, -ULING, -ULES]

Medical Definition of Schedule

1. A written or printed scroll or sheet of paper; a document; especially, a formal list or inventory; a list or catalogue annexed to a larger document, as to a will, a lease, a statute, etc. 2. Timetable, especially. A list of times at which a conveyance is expected to arrive or leave. 3. Program, a list of items which will occur during an event, usu. With the expected time for each item. 4. Agenda. Synonym: Catalogue, list, inventory. See List. Origin: F. Cedule, formerly also spelt schedule, L. Schedula, dim. Of scheda, scida, a strip of papyrus bark, a leaf of paper; akin to (or perh. From) Gr. A tablet, leaf, and to L. Scindere to cleave, Gr. See Schism, and cf. Cedule. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Schedule

scharlach red
schatzki ring
schedule (current term)
schedule feeding
scheduled drug
scheduled fire
scheduled maintenance
scheduled territories
scheele's green

Literary usage of Schedule

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"The question presented in this case is, whether the goods were dutiable under schedule К or schudule L, section 2502, of the Act of March 3, 1883 (22 Stat. ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1906)
"or the time of the publication of such schedule." 1. We think the circuit court was correct In sustaining the fifth ground of demurrer. ..."

3. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1857)
"In both cases the collector charged duty on the article at the rate of 19 per cent, under schedule D of the tariff of 18f>7, and in both cases the article ..."

4. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1922)
"Ct) the schedule and directed that the Injunctions issue. State v. NP Ry. Co., 19 ND 45 and 57, 120 NW 869, 25 LRA (NS) 1001. The carriers brought the cases ..."

5. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1911)
"Section 2 enacts that the goods "mentioned in schedule I shall be exempt from duty. ... In schedule C, of articles subject to thirty per cent, ad valorem, ..."

6. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"schedule A w»3 to comprise all incomes from ownership of lands, tenements, and tithes ; schedule B, all incomes from occupation of lands and tenements ..."

7. The Exceptional Child by Maximilian Paul Eugen Groszmann (1917)
"The schedule is supplemented by studying the actual work of the pupils in ... The Briefer schedule.—For the purpose of shorter clinical examinations a new ..."

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