schedule
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈʃɛ.djuːl/, /ˈʃɛ.dʒuːl/, /ˈskɛ.djuːl/, /ˈskɛ.dʒuːl/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈskɛ.dʒʊl/, /ˈskɛ.dʒəl/, /ˈskɛ.dʒu.əl/, /ˈskɛ.dʒul/
  • (India) IPA: /ʃɛ.djuːl/
  • (Canada) IPA: /ˈskɛ.dʒu.əl/, /ˈskɛ.dʒuːl/, /ˈʃɛ.dʒu.əl/, /ˈʃɛ.dʒuːl/
Noun

schedule (plural schedules)

  1. (obsolete) A slip of paper; a short note. [14th-17th c.]
  2. (legal) A written or printed table of information, often forming an annex or appendix to a statute or other regulatory instrument, or to a legal contract. [from 15th c.]
    schedule of tribes
    1. (US, law) One of the five divisions into which controlled drugs are classified, or the restrictions denoted by such classification. [from 20th c.]
  3. A serial record of items, systematically arranged.
    Synonyms: catalog, list, listing, register, registry, table
  4. A procedural plan, usually but not necessarily tabular in nature, indicating a sequence of operations and the planned times at which those operations are to occur. [from 19th c.]
    Synonyms: timeline, timetable
  5. (computer science) An allocation or ordering of a set of tasks on one or several resources. [from 20th c.]
Translations Verb

schedule (schedules, present participle scheduling; past and past participle scheduled)

  1. To create a time-schedule#Noun|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.
  3. (Australia, medicine) To admit (a person) to hospital as an involuntary patient under the Mental Health Act.
    whether or not to schedule a patient
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