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[ree-skej-ool, -oo l, -oo-uh l; British ree-shed-yool, -shej-ool] /riˈskɛdʒ ul, -ʊl, -u əl; British riˈʃɛd yul, -ˈʃɛdʒ ul/
verb (used with object), rescheduled, rescheduling.
to schedule for another or later time:
to reschedule a baseball game because of rain.
(of a loan) to extend the time for repaying, often granting concessions on interest rates, amount of payments, etc.:
to reschedule debts from developing countries.
Origin of reschedule
1965-70; re- + schedule Unabridged
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Examples from the web for reschedule
  • They ordered her to rest her voice and reschedule several performances.
  • She missed the appointment and could not get through on the phone to reschedule.
  • There was no immediate word on when, or if, he might reschedule.
  • If both parties are not in agreement to reschedule the mediation, the mediation appointment will continue as scheduled.
  • Please read these requirements before you reschedule.
British Dictionary definitions for reschedule


/riːˈʃɛdjuːl; esp US -skɛdʒʊəl/
verb (transitive)
to change the time, date, or schedule of
to arrange a revised schedule for repayment of (a debt)
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Word Origin and History for reschedule

1912, from re- "back, again" + schedule (v.). Related: Rescheduled; rescheduling.

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