Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “schedule”

See all translations

schedule

noun [C] uk   /ˈʃed.juːl/ us    /ˈsked-/
B2 a list of planned activities or things to be done showing the times or dates when they are intended to happen or be done: a production schedule a hectic/tight (= very busy) schedule Everything went according to schedule (= as had been planned).B1 US ( UK timetable) a list of the times when events are planned to happen, especially the times when buses, trains, and planes leave and arrive formal an official list of things: a schedule of business expensesahead of schedule B2 early: We expect the building work to be completed ahead of schedule.on schedule B2 not early or latefall behind schedule to do less work than you planned to do by a particular point in timeA2 US ( UK timetable) a list of the times when classes in school happen: The first class on the schedule for Monday morning is history.
More examples

schedule

verb [T often passive] uk   /ˈʃed.juːl/ us    /ˈsked-/
B2 to arrange that an event or activity will happen at a particular time: The meeting has been scheduled for tomorrow afternoon. [+ to infinitive] The train is scheduled to arrive at 8.45, but it's running 20 minutes late.
More examples
scheduled
adjective uk   /-juːld/ us  
B2 This program will be broadcast half an hour later than the scheduled time.
(Definition of schedule from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of schedule?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “schedule” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

guru

a religious leader or teacher in the Hindu or Sikh religion

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More