Definitions for docketˈdɒk ɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dock•etˈdɒk ɪt(n.)

  1. a list of cases in court for trial, or the names of the parties who have cases pending.

    Category: Law

  2. Chiefly Brit. an official memorandum of proceedings in a court. a register of such entries.

    Category: Law

  3. the list of business to be transacted by a board, council, legislative assembly, or the like.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  4. Brit. a writing on a letter or document stating its contents; any statement of particulars attached to a package, envelope, etc.

  5. (v.t.)to enter in the docket of the court.

    Category: Law

  6. to abstract the heads of (a legal document) and enter in a book.

    Category: Law

  7. to endorse (a letter, document, etc.) with a memorandum.

Origin of docket:

1475–85

Princeton's WordNet

  1. docket(noun)

    (law) the calendar of a court; the list of cases to be tried or a summary of the court's activities

  2. agenda, docket, schedule(verb)

    a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to

  3. docket(verb)

    place on the docket for legal action

    "Only 5 of the 120 cases docketed were tried"

  4. docket(verb)

    make a summary or abstract of a legal document and inscribe it in a list

Wiktionary

  1. docket(Noun)

    A summary; a brief digest.

  2. docket(Noun)

    A short entry of the proceedings of a court; the register containing them; the office containing the register.

  3. docket(Noun)

    A schedule of cases awaiting action in a court.

  4. docket(Noun)

    An agenda of things to be done.

  5. docket(Noun)

    A ticket or label fixed to something, showing its contents or directions to its use.

  6. docket(Verb)

    To make an entry in a docket.

  7. docket(Verb)

    To label a parcel etc.

  8. Origin: Origin uncertain; perhaps a diminutive of dock.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Docket(noun)

    a small piece of paper or parchment, containing the heads of a writing; a summary or digest

  2. Docket(noun)

    a bill tied to goods, containing some direction, as the name of the owner, or the place to which they are to be sent; a label

  3. Docket(noun)

    an abridged entry of a judgment or proceeding in an action, or register or such entries; a book of original, kept by clerks of courts, containing a formal list of the names of parties, and minutes of the proceedings, in each case in court

  4. Docket(noun)

    a list or calendar of causes ready for hearing or trial, prepared for the use of courts by the clerks

  5. Docket(noun)

    a list or calendar of business matters to be acted on in any assembly

  6. Docket(verb)

    to make a brief abstract of (a writing) and indorse it on the back of the paper, or to indorse the title or contents on the back of; to summarize; as, to docket letters and papers

  7. Docket(verb)

    to make a brief abstract of and inscribe in a book; as, judgments regularly docketed

  8. Docket(verb)

    to enter or inscribe in a docket, or list of causes for trial

  9. Docket(verb)

    to mark with a ticket; as, to docket goods

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