Wellscheduled

schedule

[skej-ool, -ool, -oo-uhl; British shed-yool, shej-ool]
noun
1.
a plan of procedure, usually written, for a proposed objective, especially with reference to the sequence of and time allotted for each item or operation necessary to its completion: The schedule allows three weeks for this stage.
2.
a series of things to be done or of events to occur at or during a particular time or period: He always has a full schedule.
3.
a timetable.
4.
a written or printed statement of details, often in classified or tabular form, especially one forming an appendix or explanatory addition to another document.
5.
Obsolete. a written paper.
verb (used with object), scheduled, scheduling.
6.
to make a schedule of or enter in a schedule.
7.
to plan for a certain date: to schedule publication for June.

Origin:
1350–1400; < Late Latin schedula, equivalent to Latin sched(a) leaf of paper + -ula -ule; replacing Middle English cedule, sedule < Middle French < Late Latin, as above

schedular, adjective
scheduler, noun
preschedule, verb (used with object), prescheduled, prescheduling.
subschedule, noun
unscheduled, adjective
well-scheduled, adjective


4. table, register. See list1. 6. register, list, enroll, tabulate.
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schedule (ˈʃɛdjuːl, (esp US) ˈskɛdʒʊəl)
 
n
1.  a plan of procedure for a project, allotting the work to be done and the time for it
2.  a list of items: a schedule of fixed prices
3.  a list of times, esp of arrivals and departures; timetable
4.  a list of tasks to be performed, esp within a set period
5.  law a list or inventory, usually supplementary to a contract, will, etc
6.  on schedule at the expected or planned time
 
vb
7.  to make a schedule of or place in a schedule
8.  to plan to occur at a certain time
 
[C14: earlier cedule, sedule via Old French from Late Latin schedula small piece of paper, from Latin scheda sheet of paper]
 
'schedular
 
adj

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schedule
1397, sedule, cedule "ticket, label, slip of paper with writing on it," from O.Fr. cedule, from L.L. schedula "strip of paper," dim. of L. schida "one of the strips forming a papyrus sheet," from Gk. skhida "splinter," From stem of skhizein "to cleave, split" (see shed (v.)
and cf. schism). The notion is of slips of paper attached to a document as an appendix (a sense maintained in U.S. tax forms). The specific meaning "printed timetable" is first recorded 1863 in railway use (the verb in this sense is from 1862). Modern spelling is 15c., in imitation of L.; the modern British pronunciation ("shed-yul") is from Fr. influence, while the U.S. pronunciation ("sked-yul") is from the practice of Webster, and is based on the Greek original.
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