schedule etymology

English word schedule comes from Ancient Greek (to 1453) σχέδη, and later Latin scheda (A piece of paper. A strip of papyrus wood.)

Detailed word origin of schedule

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
σχέδη Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
scheda Latin (lat) A piece of paper. A strip of papyrus wood.
schedula Late Latin (LL)
schedula Latin (lat) Leaf of paper.
cedule Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
schedule English (eng) To create a time-schedule.. To plan an activity at a specific date or time in the future. (US, law) One of the five divisions into which controlled drugs are classified, or the restrictions denoted by such classification. [from 20th c.]. (computer science) An allocation or ordering of a set of tasks on one or several resources. [from 20th c.]. (legal) A written or printed table of [...]

Words with the same origin as schedule

Descendants of σχέδη
reschedule