Pronunciation: (skej'OOl, -ool, -OO-ul; Brit.shed'yOOl, shej'OOl), [key]
—n., v., -uled, -ul•ing.
1. a plan of procedure, usually written, for a proposed objective, esp. 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, esp. one forming an appendix or explanatory addition to another document.
5. Obs.a written paper.
1. to make a schedule of or enter in a schedule.
2. to plan for a certain date: to schedule publication for June.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.