[ kal-uhn-der ]
/ ˈkæl ən dər /
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a table or register with the days of each month and week in a year: He marked the date on his calendar.
any of various systems of reckoning time, especially with reference to the beginning, length, and divisions of the year.Compare Chinese calendar, Gregorian calendar, Hindu calendar, Jewish calendar, Julian calendar, Muslim calendar.
a list or register, especially one arranged chronologically, as of appointments, work to be done, or cases to be tried in a court.
a list, in the order to be considered, of bills, resolutions, etc., brought before a legislative body.
Obsolete. a guide or example.
verb (used with object)
to enter in a calendar; register.
OTHER WORDS FOR calendar
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Origin of calendar
OTHER WORDS FROM calendarca·len·dri·cal [kuh-len-dri-kuhl], /kəˈlɛn drɪ kəl/, ca·len·dric, cal·en·dar·i·al [kal-uhn-dair-ee-uhl], /ˌkæl ənˈdɛər i əl/, cal·en·dar·i·an, cal·en·dar·ic, adjectiveun·cal·en·dared, adjective
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How to use calendar in a sentence
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British Dictionary definitions for calendar
/ (ˈkælɪndə) /
a system for determining the beginning, length, and order of years and their divisionsSee also Gregorian calendar, Jewish calendar, Julian calendar, Revolutionary calendar, Roman calendar
a table showing any such arrangement, esp as applied to one or more successive years
a list, register, or schedule of social events, pending court cases, appointments, etc
(tr) to enter in a calendar; schedule; register
Derived forms of calendarcalendrical (kæˈlɛndrɪkəl) or calendric, adjective
Word Origin for calendar
C13: via Norman French from Medieval Latin kalendārium account book, from Kalendae the calends, when interest on debts became due
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