What does calendar mean?

Definitions for calendar
ˈkæl ən dərcal·en·dar

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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

Wiktionary

  1. calendar(Noun)

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

    We currently use the Gregorian calendar.

    Etymology: From calendier, from calendarium, from calendae, from calare, from kel-.

  2. calendar(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From calendier, from calendarium, from calendae, from calare, from kel-.

  3. calendar(Noun)

    A list of planned events.

    The club has a busy calendar this year.

    Etymology: From calendier, from calendarium, from calendae, from calare, from kel-.

  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.

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [OE. kalender, calender, fr. L. kalendarium an interest or account book (cf. F. calendrier, OF. calendier) fr. L. calendue, kalendae, calends. See Calends.]

  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

    Etymology: [OE. kalender, calender, fr. L. kalendarium an interest or account book (cf. F. calendrier, OF. calendier) fr. L. calendue, kalendae, calends. See Calends.]

  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

    Etymology: [OE. kalender, calender, fr. L. kalendarium an interest or account book (cf. F. calendrier, OF. calendier) fr. L. calendue, kalendae, calends. See Calends.]

  4. Calendar(verb)

    to enter or write in a calendar; to register

    Etymology: [OE. kalender, calender, fr. L. kalendarium an interest or account book (cf. F. calendrier, OF. calendier) fr. L. calendue, kalendae, calends. See Calends.]

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Calendar

    kal′en-dar, n. the mode of adjusting the natural divisions of time with respect to each other for the purposes of civil life: an almanac or table of months, days, and seasons, or of special facts, &c., as in the 'gardener's calendar,' &c.: a list of documents arranged chronologically with summaries of contents, as in 'calendar of state papers:' a list of canonised saints, or of prisoners awaiting trial: any list or record.—v.t. to place in a list: to analyse and index.—ns. Cal′endarer, Cal′endarist. [O. Fr. calendier—L. calendarium, an account-book, kalendæ, calends.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. calendar

    A distribution of time. (See ALMANAC.)

Editors Contribution

  1. calendar

    A type of structure and system for organizing time.

    The calendar is great for the year ahead and organizing work meetings proactively.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 1, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of calendar in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of calendar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of calendar in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    The first day of the brand new calendar year is an empowered time to psychologically unwind to mentally find own life charged emotionally with a refined energy & enthusiasm to create a beautiful growth paradigm within the physically defined laws of nature and the rules of the game called LIFE

  2. Nick Folkes:

    We should keep the 26th of January as a special day in our calendar, it means respect and acknowledgement of the sacrifices made by explorers, settlers, our convicts.

  3. David Brummond:

    It just became funny, you had to schedule it into your social calendar.

  4. Cyril Abiteboul:

    The fact we know this week will avoid unnecessary aggravation from a cost perspective, the Chinese race is an important race on the calendar and China and the U.S. are the two strategic priorities for (Formula One's commercial rights holder) Liberty Media and we support that.

  5. Jim Seurer:

    We still see a positive margin, but not nearly what we saw last calendar year and last quarter.

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