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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)

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.

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."