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Meaning of "timetable" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TIMETABLE

timetable  [ˈtaɪmˌteɪbəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TIMETABLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Timetable is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb timetable in English.

WHAT DOES TIMETABLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

timetable

Schedule

A schedule or a timetable is a basic time management tool consisting of a list of times at which possible tasks, events, or actions are intended to take place, or a sequence of events in the chronological order in which such things are intended to take place. The process of creating a schedule - deciding how to order these tasks and how to commit resources between the variety of possible tasks - is called scheduling, and a person responsible for making a particular schedule may be called a scheduler. Making and following schedules is a fundamental human activity, and learning to do these things effectively is one of the most basic life skills. There are a wide variety of situations in which schedules are necessary, or at least useful. Schedules are useful for both short periods, such as a daily or weekly schedule, and for long term planning with respect to periods of several months or years. They are often made using a calendar, where the person making the schedule can note the dates and times at which various events are planned to occur.

Definition of timetable in the English dictionary

The first definition of timetable in the dictionary is a list or table of events arranged according to the time when they take place; schedule. Other definition of timetable is to include in or arrange according to a timetable. Timetable is also to draw up a timetable.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO TIMETABLE

PRESENT

Present
I timetable
you timetable
he/she/it timetables
we timetable
you timetable
they timetable
Present continuous
I am timetabling
you are timetabling
he/she/it is timetabling
we are timetabling
you are timetabling
they are timetabling
Present perfect
I have timetabled
you have timetabled
he/she/it has timetabled
we have timetabled
you have timetabled
they have timetabled
Present perfect continuous
I have been timetabling
you have been timetabling
he/she/it has been timetabling
we have been timetabling
you have been timetabling
they have been timetabling
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I timetabled
you timetabled
he/she/it timetabled
we timetabled
you timetabled
they timetabled
Past continuous
I was timetabling
you were timetabling
he/she/it was timetabling
we were timetabling
you were timetabling
they were timetabling
Past perfect
I had timetabled
you had timetabled
he/she/it had timetabled
we had timetabled
you had timetabled
they had timetabled
Past perfect continuous
I had been timetabling
you had been timetabling
he/she/it had been timetabling
we had been timetabling
you had been timetabling
they had been timetabling
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will timetable
you will timetable
he/she/it will timetable
we will timetable
you will timetable
they will timetable
Future continuous
I will be timetabling
you will be timetabling
he/she/it will be timetabling
we will be timetabling
you will be timetabling
they will be timetabling
Future perfect
I will have timetabled
you will have timetabled
he/she/it will have timetabled
we will have timetabled
you will have timetabled
they will have timetabled
Future perfect continuous
I will have been timetabling
you will have been timetabling
he/she/it will have been timetabling
we will have been timetabling
you will have been timetabling
they will have been timetabling
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would timetable
you would timetable
he/she/it would timetable
we would timetable
you would timetable
they would timetable
Conditional continuous
I would be timetabling
you would be timetabling
he/she/it would be timetabling
we would be timetabling
you would be timetabling
they would be timetabling
Conditional perfect
I would have timetable
you would have timetable
he/she/it would have timetable
we would have timetable
you would have timetable
they would have timetable
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been timetabling
you would have been timetabling
he/she/it would have been timetabling
we would have been timetabling
you would have been timetabling
they would have been timetabling
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you timetable
we let´s timetable
you timetable
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to timetable
Past participle
timetabled
Present Participle
timetabling
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TIMETABLE


able
ˈeɪbəl
bistable
baɪˈsteɪbəl
cable
ˈkeɪbəl
disable
dɪsˈeɪbəl
enable
ɪnˈeɪbəl
instable
ɪnˈsteɪbəl
label
ˈleɪbəl
metastable
ˌmɛtəˈsteɪbəl
monostable
ˌmɒnəʊˈsteɪbəl
retable
rɪˈteɪbəl
round-table
ˌraʊndˈteɪbəl
sidetable
ˈsaɪdteɪbəl
stable
ˈsteɪbəl
table
ˈteɪbəl
thermostable
ˌθɜːməʊˈsteɪbəl
turntable
ˈtɜːnˌteɪbəl
unable
ʌnˈeɪbəl
under-the-table
ˈʌndəðəˈteɪbəl
unstable
ʌnˈsteɪbəl
worktable
ˈwɜːkˌteɪbəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TIMETABLE

timeliest
timeline
timeliness
timely
timenoguy
timeous
timeously
timepass
timepiece
timepleaser
timer
times
Times Square
timescale
timeserver
timeserving
timetabling
timework
timeworker
timeworn

WORDS THAT END LIKE TIMETABLE

acceptable
accountable
adjustable
affordable
charitable
comfortable
inevitable
inflatable
notable
on the table
palatable
portable
potable
printable
profitable
reputable
suitable
unacceptable
uncomfortable
unforgettable
vegetable

Synonyms and antonyms of timetable in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «TIMETABLE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «timetable» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of timetable

Translation of «timetable» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TIMETABLE

Find out the translation of timetable to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of timetable from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «timetable» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

时刻表
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

horario
570 millions of speakers

English

timetable
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

समय सारिणी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جَدْوَلٌ زَمَنِيّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

расписание
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

programação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সময়নিরুপণতালিকা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

emploi du temps
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

jadual waktu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Zeitplan
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

時刻表
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

시간표
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jadwal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lịch trình
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கால அட்டவணை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वेळापत्रक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

masa saati
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

orario
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rozkład jazdy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розклад
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

orar
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ωρολόγιο πρόγραμμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

rooster
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tidtabell
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

rutetabell
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of timetable

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TIMETABLE»

The term «timetable» is very widely used and occupies the 13.319 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TIMETABLE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «timetable» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «timetable» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about timetable

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «TIMETABLE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word timetable.
1
Kit Bond
At a time when the insurgents are saying that time is working against them, my Democratic colleagues are introducing a measure to set a timetable for withdrawal in Iraq that will undercut the momentum that the insurgents themselves say we have built in Iraq.
2
Sherrod Brown
We must have a timetable for withdrawal of U.S. forces - or at the very least a plan for it - something the administration has incredulously failed to do for over two years.
3
Nick Clooney
Conventional wisdom holds that setting a timetable for getting American troops out of Iraq would be a mistake.
4
Howard Coble
As I have been saying for more than a year now, turning this vital mission over to the Iraqi people as soon as possible should remain a topic of debate for Congress while relying on our military commanders to set up the timetable.
5
Cameron Crowe
Stars arrive on their own timetable.
6
Ashton Eaton
My goal in Korea is to win. There's no timetable when to set the American record.
7
Amy Grant
There is not a formula for the way that God heals. There's not a timetable.
8
William Hague
Very few conflicts in the history of the world have been satisfactorily concluded according to a published timetable, because you lose all flexibility in dealing with your opponents.
9
Douglas Hurd
No military timetable should compel war when a successful outcome, namely a disarmed Iraq may be feasible without war, for example by allowing more time to the UN inspectors.
10
Kazuo Ishiguro
I work very regular hours, roughly 9 to 5:30. I think I have it much easier than a lot of parents. I just sit at home, I have a very flexible timetable, and I'm very fortunate in that I don't have money problems. I have lunch with my wife at home. I don't have to commute, so I have much more time with my family.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TIMETABLE»

Discover the use of timetable in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to timetable and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Timetable Planning and Information Quality
The book comprises a number of research papers presented at several Computers in Railways Conferences.
Ingo A. Hansen, 2010
2
Plan and Timetable to Make Available 500 Megahertz of ...
This report outlines the plans and milestones to achieve the President¿s 500 megahertz goal. Charts and tables. This is a print on demand edition of an important report.
Lawrence E. Strickling, 2011
3
GB rail timetable summer edition 11: 22 May 2011 to 10 ...
Details and identification codes are shown within the Train Operator pages of this book.
Network Rail, 2011
4
War by Timetable: How the First World War Began
War by Timetable is a history of the mobilization of the armies of the Great Powers in 1914 and the use specifically of the railroads.
A. J. P. Taylor, 2005
5
European Rail Timetable
The seasonal edition of the European Rail Timetable is an extended version of the regular monthly edition.
Thomas Cook Publishing, 2013
6
The Unwritten Timetable
Stonejenson. THE UNWRITTEN TIMETABLE STONEJENSON This edition of the book has been self-published via Lulu.com. THE UNWRITTEN TIMETABLE STONEJENSON.
Stonejenson
7
Sessional Papers
1-2 EDWARD VII., A. 1902 Intercolonial Railway : Working Expense*, Stores, Лес — Continued. Brought forward Advertisinej — Continued. Halifax Chronicle: tenders, 8200.20 ; excursions, $117.90 ; changes, §14.75 ; timetable, 12 m. to Mar.
‎1902
8
The Conductor and Brakeman
2 of the old timetable between D and E and the extra train would require such annulment or possibly an order to run ahead of the old schedule. But in any case a train, cannot be originated at D as No. 2, because the rule provides that when a  ...
‎1921
9
Railway Employees Magazine
"RULE FOUR" Third installment of William Nichols' book on Change of Timetable or "Rule Four" which is considered the knottiest rule in railroading TIME TABLE N2 1 EFFECTIVE lZ'Ol A.M. JAN. 1,19 —. Mr. Nichols Instructing Class on Train ...
‎1912
10
GB rail timetable winter edition 11: 12 December 2010 - 21 ...
12 December 2010 - 21 May 2011 Network Rail. "I 51! и ¡5 Seo g í m 5 V i □V. » о £ i □ с í 11 III en о « -9 5 * Il §11 Ф -S. ti ? ss . : • III. Ï È Г □ : Sï ' tl° к ? : 1 : =K ï Kg : ïîâ 1 : 7 - i t <l t i - X г ш SS . : .= í «□ ti : Sí; il ie i * 's* ;s i" È » S3* «H fe = ** Z  ...
Network Rail, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TIMETABLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term timetable is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Government review recommends no timetable to be set on switch off …
Digital Radio A government review of Australian radio has recommended no timetable should be set for the switch off of analogue radio, with the report ... «MuMbrella, Jul 15»
2
FNC election on October 3, NEC announces timetable
Abu Dhabi - The National Election Committee (NEC) has announced a timetable for the Federal National Council election process during its 11th meeting held ... «Khaleej Times, Jun 15»
3
Still no timetable on Victor Martinez's return to Tigers
So the Tigers' designated hitter continues to rehabilitate in Orlando without a timetable — he will be with the team in Detroit this week, Ausmus thinks — and the ... «Detroit Free Press, May 15»
4
Timetable tinkering allows Britain's least punctual train service to …
Southern has adjusted the timetable for its Brighton to London Victoria route, including axing an earlier 6.56am train. Photograph: Chris Ison/PA Wire. «The Guardian, May 15»
5
Southern Rail fixes least-punctual train route by changing timetable
The rail company operating Britain's least-punctual train route has come up with a way of improving the service - by altering the timetable. Photograph: Chris ... «The Guardian, May 15»
6
Origin Energy pushes back Gladstone LNG timetable
Origin Energy has pushed back the timetable for sustained production at its $24.7 billion Australia Pacific LNG project at Gladstone until the final quarter of the ... «The Australian, May 15»
7
Sefko: No timetable for Parsons' return, but there's good news
No timetable has been established for Parsons' return to basketball activities, but this apparently is the only procedure he will need on the knee. It was unknown ... «Dallas Morning News, May 15»
8
Guinea opposition calls protests nationwide over vote timetable
CONARKY, April 23-Guinea's opposition sought to spur protests across the country against a disputed election timetable on Thursday after days of violent ... «Capital FM Kenya, Apr 15»
9
Borders to Edinburgh railway timetable published
The return of rail services to the Scottish Borders has come a step closer with the publication of the timetable for services between Tweedbank and Edinburgh. «BBC News, Apr 15»
10
Dodgers' Hyun-Jin Ryu's shoulder pain-free, timetable uncertain
File photo: No timetable yet on Hyun-Jin Ryu return to the Dodgers lineup. (Photo by David Crane/Daily News). By JP Hoornstra, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin. «LA Daily News, Apr 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Timetable [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/timetable>. Jun 2019 ».
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