[ skej-ool, -ool, -oo-uhl; British shed-yool, shej-ool ]
/ ˈskɛdʒ ul, -ʊl, -u əl; British ˈʃɛd yul, ˈʃɛdʒ ul /


verb (used with object), sched·uled, sched·ul·ing.

to make a schedule of or enter in a schedule.
to plan for a certain date: to schedule publication for June.

Origin of schedule

1350–1400; < Late Latin schedula, equivalent to Latin sched(a) leaf of paper + -ula -ule; replacing Middle English cedule, sedule < Middle French < Late Latin, as above


4 table, register. See list1.
6 register, list, enroll, tabulate.

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British Dictionary definitions for scheduled (1 of 2)

/ (ˈʃɛdjuːld) /


arranged or planned according to a programme, timetable, etca scheduled meeting; a change to the scheduled programmes on TV tonight
(of an aircraft or a flight) part of a regular service, not specially chartered
British (of a building, place of historic interest, etc) entered on a list of places to be preservedSee also listed building

British Dictionary definitions for scheduled (2 of 2)

/ (ˈʃɛdjuːl, esp US ˈskɛdʒʊəl) /


verb (tr)

to make a schedule of or place in a schedule
to plan to occur at a certain time

Derived forms of schedule

schedular, adjective

Word Origin for schedule

C14: earlier cedule, sedule via Old French from Late Latin schedula small piece of paper, from Latin scheda sheet of paper
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Idioms and Phrases with scheduled


see on schedule.

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