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[ree-skej-ool, -oo l, -oo-uh l; British ree-shed-yool, -shej-ool]
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verb (used with object), re·sched·uled, re·sched·ul·ing.
  1. to schedule for another or later time: to reschedule a baseball game because of rain.
  2. (of a loan) to extend the time for repaying, often granting concessions on interest rates, amount of payments, etc.: to reschedule debts from developing countries.

Origin of reschedule

First recorded in 1965–70; re- + schedule
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verb (tr)
  1. to change the time, date, or schedule of
  2. to arrange a revised schedule for repayment of (a debt)
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Word Origin and History for reschedule


1912, from re- "back, again" + schedule (v.). Related: Rescheduled; rescheduling.

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