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[ ree-skej-ool, -ool, -oo-uhl; British ree-shed-yool, -shej-ool ]

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.


/ riːˈʃɛdjuːl; -skɛdʒʊəl /


  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 History and Origins

Origin of reschedule1

First recorded in 1965–70; re- + schedule
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Example Sentences

Even now, she worries that “The Bedwetter,” rescheduled to open in early 2022, puts too much emphasis on her mother’s depression.

Suga’s government is scrambling to convince the world and Japan’s citizens that it can ensure the safety of athletes and visitors to the games, which have been rescheduled to open July 23.

From Fortune

During the second half of Maryland’s conference schedule, the Terps play those teams at least five times and possibly six, if a postponed game against Nebraska is rescheduled.

The Tokyo Olympics, which were rescheduled from 2020 to open July 23, 2021, have been seven years in the making and will cost Japan about $25 billion of mostly public money, according to the Associated Press.

He declined to say why the state couldn’t publish the findings before it reschedules the hearings.

"I need to reschedule, someone just stole my car," she told me one week.


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