What does AGENDA mean?

Definitions for AGENDA
əˈdʒɛn dəagen·da

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. agenda, docket, schedulenoun

    a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to

  2. agenda, agendum, order of businessnoun

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


  1. agendanoun

    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. agendanoun

    a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to.


  1. agendanoun

    A temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to.

  2. agendanoun

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

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


  1. agenda

    An agenda refers to a list, plan, or outline of things to be done, discussed, or acted upon, typically for a specific meeting or event. It serves as a guide on what topics to discuss, the order in which they will be addressed, and the desired outcomes or objectives.

  2. agenda

    An agenda is a list, plan, or outline of items to be addressed, tasks to be accomplished, or topics to be discussed in a meeting or event. It serves to organize and structure the proceedings, ensuring everything planned is covered usefully and effectively. Agendas are typically created and distributed before the event to allow participants to prepare for the discussion.

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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. agenda

    An organized and structured plan for discussion or action.

    The agenda for the meeting was organized and structured.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

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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

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  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

Examples of AGENDA in a Sentence

  1. Will Marshall:

    Republicans are tapping into frustrations real and imagined, but we have left a vacuum, we have no reform agenda. Our party is seen as propping up a bureaucratic status quo that many parents thought didn't perform well during the pandemic. You can't just point to Republican demagoguery about race and books and win the argument. You have to make voters a counteroffer.

  2. Swedish Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist:

    In that case, it is their problem. We have a completely defensive agenda. We cannot act on what other countries may feel and think.

  3. Hindustan Times:

    What The Congress needs to offer is thus a more detailed policy prescription, which identifies why some of these solutions have been difficult to achieve. The Congress will make the alternative agenda more convincing.

  4. Zoran Milanovic:

    No president has ever dared demand that from the government, which holds sessions every week, i can't imagine what it would look like, what would be the agenda. It is practically inconceivable.

  5. Jessica Cisneros:

    At every turn, my congressman has stood in opposition to the Texas Democratic agenda. From being anti-union to being anti-choice and with the House majority on the line, Henry Cuellar could very much be the deciding vote on the future of reproductive rights in this country and we just can not afford that risk.

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