- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈʃɛdjuːl/, /ˈʃɛdʒuːl/, /ˈskɛdjuːl/, /ˈskɛdʒuːl/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈskɛdʒʊl/, /ˈskɛdʒəl/, /ˈskɛdʒuəl/, /ˈskɛdʒul/
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- (Indian English) IPA(key): /ˈʃɛdjuːl/
- (Canada) IPA(key): /ˈskɛdʒu(ə)l/, /ˈskɛdʒuːl/, /ˈʃɛdʒu(ə)l/, /ˈʃɛdʒuːl/
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schedule (plural schedules)
- (obsolete) A slip of paper; a short note. [14th-17th c.]
- (law) 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
- A serial record of items, systematically arranged.
- 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.]
- (computer science) An allocation or ordering of a set of tasks on one or several resources. [from 20th c.]
a serial record of items, systematically arranged — See also translations at catalog, list, listing, register, registry, table
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
(computing) an ordering or allocating of a set of tasks
- To create a time-schedule.
- 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 twentieth of November.
- To add a name to the list of people who are participating in something.
- (Australia, medicine) To admit (a person) to hospital as an involuntary patient under a schedule of the Mental Health Act.
- whether or not to schedule a patient
- Synonym: (UK) section
to create a schedule
to plan an activity at a specific date or time
- “schedule” in the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, Second Edition, Oxford University Press, 2004.