Definitions for calendarˈkæl ən dər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cal•en•darˈkæl ən dər(n.)

  1. a table or register with the days of each month and week in a year.

    Category: Horology

  2. any of various systems of reckoning time, esp. with reference to the beginning, length, and divisions of the year, as the Gregorian calendar or the Julian calendar.

    Category: Horology

  3. a list or register, esp. one arranged chronologically, as of appointments, cases to be tried in court, or bills to be considered by a legislature.

    Category: Government

  4. Obs. a guide or example.

  5. (v.t.)to enter in a calendar; register.

Origin of calendar:

1175–1225; ME calender < AF < L calendārium account book, der. of Calend(ae)calends (when debts were due)

ca•len•dri•calkəˈlɛn drɪ kəl(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. calendar(noun)

    a system of timekeeping that defines the beginning and length and divisions of the year

  2. calendar(noun)

    a list or register of events (appointments or social events or court cases etc)

    "I have you on my calendar for next Monday"

  3. calendar(verb)

    a tabular array of the days (usually for one year)

  4. calendar(verb)

    enter into a calendar

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. calendar(noun)ˈkæl ən dər

    a book or pages showing days, weeks, and months

    It's written on the calendar.

  2. calendarˈkæl ən dər

    a system for dividing up the year

    the Islamic calendar

Wiktionary

  1. calendar(Noun)

    Any system by which time is divided into days, weeks, months, and years.

    We currently use the Gregorian calendar.

  2. calendar(Noun)

    A means to determine the date consisting of a document containing dates and other temporal information.

  3. calendar(Noun)

    A list of planned events.

    The club has a busy calendar this year.

  4. calendar(Verb)

    To set a date for a proceeding in court, usually done by a judge at a calendar call.

    The judge agreed to calendar a hearing for pretrial motions for the week of May 15, but did not agree to calendar the trial itself on a specific date.

  5. Origin: From calendier, from calendarium, from calendae, from calare, from kel-.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Calendar(noun)

    an orderly arrangement of the division of time, adapted to the purposes of civil life, as years, months, weeks, and days; also, a register of the year with its divisions; an almanac

  2. Calendar(noun)

    a tabular statement of the dates of feasts, offices, saints' days, etc., esp. of those which are liable to change yearly according to the varying date of Easter

  3. Calendar(noun)

    an orderly list or enumeration of persons, things, or events; a schedule; as, a calendar of state papers; a calendar of bills presented in a legislative assembly; a calendar of causes arranged for trial in court; a calendar of a college or an academy

  4. Calendar(verb)

    to enter or write in a calendar; to register

Freebase

  1. Calendar

    A calendar is a system of organizing days for social, religious, commercial, or administrative purposes. This is done by giving names to periods of time, typically days, weeks, months, and years. A date is the designation of a single, specific day within such a system. Periods in a calendar are usually, though not necessarily, synchronized with the cycle of the sun or the moon. Many civilizations and societies have devised a calendar, usually derived from other calendars on which they model their systems, suited to their particular needs. A calendar is also a physical device. This is the most common usage of the word. Other similar types of calendars can include computerized systems, which can be set to remind the user of upcoming events and appointments. A calendar can also mean a list of planned events, such as a court calendar. The English word calendar is derived from the Latin word kalendae, which was the Latin name of the first day of every month.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'calendar' in Nouns Frequency: #2527


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

calendar(noun)

a table showing the months and days of the year

Look at the calendar and tell me which day of the week November 22nd is.

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