What does agenda mean?

Definitions for agendaəˈdʒɛn də

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word agenda.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. agenda, docket, schedule(noun)

    a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to

  2. agenda, agendum, order of business(noun)

    a list of matters to be taken up (as at a meeting)


  1. agenda(n.)

    A motive or set of goals; as, to have one's own agenda; especially, a secret motive; also called hidden agenda; as, some of the news commentators themselves have an agenda.

  2. agenda(n.)

    a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to.


  1. agenda(Noun)

    A temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to.

  2. agenda(Noun)

    A list of matters to be taken up (as at a meeting).

  3. Origin: From agenda, substantive use of the neuter plural of agendus, future passive participle (gerundive) of ago.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Agenda

    of Agendum


  1. Agenda

    An agenda is a list of meeting activities in the order in which they are to be taken up, by beginning with the call to order and ending with adjournment. It usually includes one or more specific items of business to be discussed. It may, but is not required to, include specific times for one or more activities. An agenda may also be called a docket.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Agenda

    aj-end′a, n. things to be done: a memorandum-book: (obs.) a ritual. [L. agendus, fut. perf. pass. of agĕre, to do.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'agenda' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4477

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'agenda' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1635

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'agenda' in Nouns Frequency: #1566


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of agenda in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of agenda in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Joseph Kutzin:

    The agenda in the next 10 to 15 years is really... the efficiency agenda rather than the revenue-raising agenda.

  2. Michael Horton:

    Theology, not morality, is the first business on the church's agenda of reform, and the church, not society, is the first target of divine criticism.

  3. Eliezer Avila:

    Destabilization, disorder, anarchy, that's never been on the agenda in the minds of Cubans, and whoever has this agenda isn't going to be able to find space.

  4. Bernie Sanders:

    On every major point facing this country, the American people do not believe in a right-wing agenda ; they believe in a progressive agenda, we've got to take that agenda to the people.

  5. Henry Kissinger, Years of Upheaval:

    A crisis does not always appear to a policymaker as a series of dramatic events. Usually it imposes itself as an exhausting agenda of petty chores demanding both concentration and endurance.

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