Definition of "schedule" []

  • A list of times of departures and arrivals; a timetable: a bus schedule; a schedule of guided tours. (noun)
  • A plan for performing work or achieving an objective, specifying the order and allotted time for each part: finished the project on schedule. (noun)
  • A printed or written list of items in tabular form: a schedule of postal rates. (noun)
  • A program of events or appointments expected in a given time: Can you fit me into your schedule Tuesday afternoon? (noun)
  • A student's program of classes. (noun)
  • A plan of procedure for a project, allotting the work to be done and the time for it (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A list of items (noun)
  • A list of times, esp of arrivals and departures; timetable (noun)
  • A list of tasks to be performed, esp within a set period (noun)
  • A list or inventory, usually supplementary to a contract, will, etc (noun)
  • To make a schedule of or place in a schedule (verb)
  • To plan to occur at a certain time (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "schedule" in a sentence
  • "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."