• Schedule


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    • US IPA: /ˈskɛ.dʒʊ(ə)l/, /ˈskɛ.dʒəl/, /ˈskɛ.dʒu.əl/


    From Old French cedule ( >

    French cédule), from Late Latin schedula ("papyrus strip"), diminutive of Latin scheda, from Ancient Greek σχέδη (skhedē, "papyrus leaf")

    Full definition of schedule



    (plural schedules)
    1. (obsolete) A slip of paper; a short note. 14th-17th c.
    2. (legal) An annex or appendix to a statute or other regulatory instrument, or to a legal contract. from 15th c.
    3. (time-based plan of events)A timetable, or other time-based plan of events; a plan of what is to occur, and at what time. from 19th c.
    4. (US) Each of the five divisions into which controlled drugs are classified, or the restrictions denoted by such classification. from 20th c.
    5. (computer science) An allocation or ordering of a set of tasks on one or several resources. from 20th c.


    1. To create a time-schedule.
    2. To plan an activity at a specific date or time in the future.I'll schedule you for three-o'clock then.The next elections are scheduled on the 20th of November.
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