American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A list of times of departures and arrivals; a timetable: a bus schedule; a schedule of guided tours.
- n. A plan for performing work or achieving an objective, specifying the order and allotted time for each part: finished the project on schedule.
- n. A printed or written list of items in tabular form: a schedule of postal rates.
- n. A program of events or appointments expected in a given time: Can you fit me into your schedule Tuesday afternoon?
- n. A student's program of classes.
- n. A supplemental statement of details appended to a document.
- n. A federally regulated list of controlled substances, ranked in classes by potential for abuse.
- n. One of the ranks or classes in such a list.
- v. To enter on a schedule: calculate and schedule each tax deduction on the proper form.
- v. To make up a schedule for: I haven't scheduled the coming week yet.
- v. To plan or appoint for a certain time or date: scheduled a trip in June; was scheduled to arrive Monday.
- v. To list or rank (a controlled substance) in a schedule.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A paper stating details, usually in a tabular form or list, and often as an appendix or explanatory addition to another document, as a complete list of all the objects contained in a certain house, belonging to a certain person, or the like, intended to accompany a bill of sale, a deed of gift, or other legal paper or proceeding; any list, catalogue, or table: as, chemicals are in schedule A of the tariff law.
- n. Synonyms Register, Inventory, etc. See list.
- To make a schedule of, as of a number of objects.
- To include in a schedule, as any object.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A written or printed scroll or sheet of paper; a document; especially, a formal list or inventory; a list or catalogue annexed to a larger document, as to a will, a lease, a statute, etc.
- v. To form into, or place in, a schedule.
- v. make a schedule; plan the time and place for events
- n. a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
- v. plan for an activity or event
- n. an ordered list of times at which things are planned to occur
- From Old French cedule ( > French cédule), from Late Latin schedula ("papyrus strip"), diminutive of Latin scheda, from Ancient Greek σχέδη (skhedē, "papyrus leaf") (Wiktionary)
- Middle English sedule, slip of parchment or paper, note, from Old French cedule, from Late Latin schedula, diminutive of scheda, variant of Latin scida, papyrus strip, from Greek skhida, skhedē; perhaps akin to skhizein, to split; see schizo-. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Therefore, one only used the term schedule when visiting these areas in only the loosest possible context.”
“Shoot, the way my schedule is these days, I am happy to fish a few times a month!”
“The remainder of their schedule is against pretty good competition, but if they make it through unscathed, the Terps will need more than the cold weather to slow down the Seminoles.”
“Disruptions will probably be limited to pre-emptions in the first prime-time hour, but some later reshuffling of the schedule is also possible.”
“Given the schedule is appears to Ares 1x is to fly this summer with Mr Cooke being the Manager that forced the procurement through the system with Doc NONaerospace at the helm of ESMD.”
“If he and del Toro really are fans of the actor, he's certainly someone they could look to for the role now that his schedule is a bit more free.”
“A trip to Central De Autobuses to get a schedule is a diversion, but perhaps necessary.”
“Denver the following Wednesday for the Worldcon, where my schedule is as follows:”
“It is shifting the requirement for what we call the schedule push and the hierarchical organisation that it implies, and therefore it is removing the type of control that is conventionally used to match resources to tasks, and customer demand to supplies and services.”
“One unusual gem on the summer schedule is American comedian Chris Rock's documentary Good Hair (opens 25 June) which takes a hilarious look at black culture and the haircare industry.”
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