schedule

schedule
sched|ule1 W3S3 [ˈʃedju:l, ˈske- US ˈskedʒul, -dʒəl] n
[Date: 1300-1400; : Old French; Origin: cedule 'piece of paper, note', from Late Latin schedula, from Latin scheda 'sheet of papyrus']
1.) a plan of what someone is going to do and when they are going to do it
on schedule
(=at the planned time)
The majority of holiday flights depart and arrive on schedule.
ahead of/behind schedule
(=before or after the planned time)
Meg's new book is still well ahead of schedule.
How can he fit everything into his busy schedule ?
I'm going to be working to a very tight schedule (=including a lot of things that must be done in a short time) .
2.) AmE a list that shows the times that buses, trains etc leave or arrive at a particular place
British Equivalent: timetable
3.) a formal list of something, for example prices
a schedule of postal charges
schedule 2
schedule2 v [T usually passive]
to plan that something will happen at a particular time
be scheduled for June/Monday etc
The elections are scheduled for mid-June.
be scheduled for release/publication/completion etc
Her first album is scheduled for release in September.
be scheduled to do sth
Meetings are scheduled to take place all over the country.
scheduled flight/service
(=a plane service that flies at the same time every day or every week)
Prices include scheduled flights from Heathrow.
We will not cancel your holiday less than 8 weeks before the scheduled departure date .

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • 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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