Definitions for agendaəˈdʒɛn də

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•gen•da*əˈdʒɛn də(n.)agendum; -das; -da.

  1. a list, plan, outline, or the like, of things to be done, matters to be acted or voted upon, etc.

* formally a pl. of. Usage: agenda , “things to be done,” originally the plural of the Latin gerund agendum, is now treated as a singular noun; the plural is usu. agendas: The agenda is being printed. The agendas of last year's meetings are missing. The singular agendum , while standard, is infrequent.

Origin of agenda:

1745–55; < L, pl. of agendum that which is to be done, ger. of agere to do

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)

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. agenda(noun)əˈdʒɛn də

    a plan for a meeting

    the first item on the agenda

  2. agendaəˈdʒɛn də

    intentions, often secret

    the politician's hidden agenda


  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.

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

Translations for agenda

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a list of things to be done, especially at a meeting

What's on the agenda this morning?

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