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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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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