a plan of procedure, usually written, for a proposed objective, especially with reference to the sequence of and time allotted for each item or operation necessary to its completion: The schedule allows three weeks for this stage.
a series of things to be done or of events to occur at or during a particular time or period: He always has a full schedule.
a written or printed statement of details, often in classified or tabular form, especially one forming an appendix or explanatory addition to another document.
Obsolete. a written paper.
to make a schedule of or enter in a schedule.
to plan for a certain date: to schedule publication for June.
- sched·u·lar, adjective
- sched·ul·er, noun
- pre·sched·ule, verb (used with object), pre·sched·uled, pre·sched·ul·ing.
- sub·sched·ule, noun
- un·sched·uled, adjective
- well-scheduled, adjective
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How to use schedule in a sentence
Therefore, it is not possible for any F-35 schedule to include a video data link or infrared pointer at this point.
At some point during his busy schedule, Israel found the time to write a book, titled The Global War on Morris.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’ | Asawin Suebsaeng | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Doubling down on schedule I is, at best, a deranged way to push Americans away from “medical,” and toward recreational, use.
If 2014 was any indication, the coming TV schedule is sure to be filled with plenty of water-cooler shows.
One minute the script, the next a story about Ivor Novello's tailor or the Tahiti steamer schedule in the Thirties.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days | David Freeman | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But we were already behind schedule and the afternoon found us on the road to Ayr.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car | Thomas D. Murphy
How much time he had lost he did not know, but that down-grade had put his schedule many minutes to the good.Motor Matt's "Century" Run | Stanley R. Matthews
The theory of the new scheme was that it might permit of a lower Customs tariff schedule.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
Great alterations were said to have been made in schedule A: fifty-one boroughs out of fifty-six remained as before.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
The consideration of the schedule ought to be postponed till that information had been obtained.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
British Dictionary definitions for schedule
a plan of procedure for a project, allotting the work to be done and the time for it
a list of items: a schedule of fixed prices
a list of times, esp of arrivals and departures; timetable
a list of tasks to be performed, esp within a set period
law a list or inventory, usually supplementary to a contract, will, etc
on schedule at the expected or planned time
to make a schedule of or place in a schedule
to plan to occur at a certain time
- schedular, adjective
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Other Idioms and Phrases with schedule
see on schedule.
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