• Docket


    • UK IPA: /ˈdɒkɪt/
    • Rhymes: -ɒkɪt


    Origin uncertain; perhaps a diminutive of dock.

    Full definition of docket



    (plural dockets)
    1. (obsolete) A summary; a brief digest.
    2. (legal) A short entry of the proceedings of a court; the register containing them; the office containing the register.
    3. (legal) A schedule of cases awaiting action in a court.
    4. An agenda of things to be done.
    5. A ticket or label fixed to something, showing its contents or directions to its use.


    1. (transitive) To make an entry in a docket.
    2. (transitive) To label a parcel etc.to docket goods
    3. (transitive) To make a brief abstract of (a writing) and endorse it on the back of the paper, or to endorse the title or contents on the back of; to summarize.to docket letters and papers
    4. (transitive) To make a brief abstract of and inscribe in a book.judgments regularly docketed
    5. (transitive) To enter or inscribe in a docket, or list of causes for trial.
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