Schedule vs. Roster

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  • Schedule (noun)

    A slip of paper; a short note. 14th-17th c.

  • Schedule (noun)

    A written or printed table of information, often forming an annex or appendix to a statute or other regulatory instrument, or to a legal contract. from 15th c.

    "schedule of tribes"

  • Schedule (noun)

    A timetable, or other time-based plan of events; a plan of what is to occur, and at what time. from 19th c.

  • Schedule (noun)

    An allocation or ordering of a set of tasks on one or several resources. from 20th c.

  • Schedule (verb)

    To create a time-schedule.

  • Schedule (verb)

    To plan an activity at a specific date or time in the future.

    "I'll schedule you for three-o'clock then."

    "The next elections are scheduled on the 20th of November."

  • Schedule (verb)

    To Mental Health Act.

    "whether or not to schedule a patient"

  • Roster (noun)

    A list of individuals or groups, usually for an organization of some kind such as military officers and enlisted personnel enrolled in a particular unit; a muster roll; a sports team, with the names of players who are eligible to be placed in the lineup for a particular game; or a list of students officially enrolled in a school or class.

  • Roster (noun)

    A list of the jobs to be done by members of an organization and often with the date/time that they are expected to do them.

    "The secretary has produced a new cleaning roster for the Church over the remainder of the year."

  • Roster (verb)

    To place the name of (a person) on a roster.

    "I have rostered you for cleaning duties on the first Monday of each month."

Oxford Dictionary
  • Schedule (noun)

    A written or printed scroll or sheet of paper; a document; especially, a formal list or inventory; a list or catalogue annexed to a larger document, as to a will, a lease, a statute, etc.

  • Schedule

    To form into, or place in, a schedule.

  • Roster (noun)

    A register or roll showing the order in which officers, enlisted men, companies, or regiments are called on to serve.

Webster Dictionary
  • Schedule (noun)

    a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to

  • Schedule (noun)

    an ordered list of times at which things are planned to occur

  • Schedule (verb)

    plan for an activity or event;

    "I've scheduled a concert next week"

  • Schedule (verb)

    make a schedule; plan the time and place for events;

    "I scheduled an exam for this afternoon"

  • Roster (noun)

    a list of names;

    "his name was struck off the rolls"

Princeton's WordNet

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