schedule


schedule
[[t]ʃe̱djuːl, AM ske̱ʤuːl[/t]]
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schedules, scheduling, scheduled
1) N-COUNT A schedule is a plan that gives a list of events or tasks and the times at which each one should happen or be done.

He has been forced to adjust his schedule...

We both have such hectic schedules.

Syn:
2) N-UNCOUNT: prep N You can use schedule to refer to the time or way something is planned to be done. For example, if something is completed on schedule, it is completed at the time planned.

The jet arrived in Johannesburg two minutes ahead of schedule...

Everything went according to schedule...

It will be completed several weeks behind schedule.

3) VERB: usu passive If something is scheduled to happen at a particular time, arrangements are made for it to happen at that time.

[be V-ed to-inf] The space shuttle had been scheduled to blast off at 04:38...

[be V-ed for n] A presidential election was scheduled for last December...

[V-ed] No new talks are scheduled.

4) N-COUNT A schedule is a written list of things, for example a list of prices, details, or conditions.
Syn:
5) N-COUNT A schedule is a list of all the times when trains, boats, buses, or aircraft are supposed to arrive at or leave a particular place. [mainly AM]

...a bus schedule.

Syn:
(in BRIT, usually use timetable)
6) N-COUNT In a school or college, a schedule is a diagram that shows the times in the week at which particular subjects are taught. [AM]
Syn:
(in BRIT, usually use timetable)

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  • schedule — sched·ule / ske jülesp Brit she dyül/ n 1 a: a list or statement of supplementary details appended to another document b: a formal list, table, catalog, or inventory 2: a plan that indicates the time and sequence of each element schedule vt …   Law dictionary

  • Schedule A — the provision under which the Inland Revenue taxes the annual profits or gains arising in respect of rents or similar payments arising from ownership of land or an interest therein in the UK. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001.… …   Law dictionary

  • Schedule D — the provision under which the Inland Revenue taxes annual profits or gains that fall under one or other of six cases. Case 1 deals with profits from a trade or an adventure in the nature of a trade; Case II deals with profits from a profession or …   Law dictionary

  • Schedule+ — Schedule+,   ein Terminplaner, der früher Bestandteil des Office Pakets von Microsoft war. Das Programm war auf die Terminplanung von Arbeitsgruppen ausgerichtet. Jeder Benutzer konnte dabei nicht nur die Termine der anderen Gruppenmitglieder… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • schedule — ► NOUN 1) a plan for carrying out a process or procedure, giving lists of intended events and times. 2) a timetable. 3) chiefly Law an appendix to a formal document or statute, especially as a list, table, or inventory. ► VERB 1) arrange or plan… …   English terms dictionary

  • schedule — [ske′jool, ske′jooəl; ] Brit & often Cdn [ shej′ool, shed′yool] n. [altered (infl. by LL) < ME sedule < OFr cedule < LL schedula, dim. of L scheda, a strip of papyrus < Gr schidē, splinter of wood, split piece < schizein, to split …   English World dictionary

  • Schedule — Sched ule (?; in England commonly ?; 277), n. [F. c[ e]dule, formerly also spelt schedule, L. schedula, dim. of scheda, scida, a strip of papyrus bark, a leaf of paper; akin to (or perh. from) Gr. ? a tablet, leaf, and to L. scindere to cleave,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Schedule — Sched ule, v. t. To form into, or place in, a schedule. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Schedule E — the provision under which the Inland Revenue taxes emoluments from office or employment; tax is levied on a current year basis and is usually collected via the PAY E system. Schedule E has three cases according to the location of the employment:… …   Law dictionary

  • schedule — [n] plan for one’s time agenda, appointments, calendar, catalog, chart, diagram, docket, inventory, itinerary, lineup*, list, order of business, program, record, registry, roll, roster, sked*, table, timetable; concepts 271,283,660 Ant.… …   New thesaurus

  • Schedule B — the provision under which the Inland Revenue taxed income from woodlands in the UK. It was abolished as from 6 April 1988. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary


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