reschedule

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Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ schedule

Verb[edit]

reschedule (third-person singular simple present reschedules, present participle rescheduling, simple past and past participle rescheduled)

  1. (transitive) To schedule again or at a different time.
    We'll have to reschedule next Monday's meeting because of the public holiday.
    • 2019 October, “February completion for Wherry lines resignalling”, in Modern Railways, page 22:
      Network Rail says it has also rescheduled repairs and renewals work to coincide with the closures, including a full bridge replacement at Postwick and track renewals at Lowestoft, Acle and Hassingham, along with additional maintenance to the swing bridges at Reedham and Somerleyton.
  2. (transitive, US, law) To reclassify; to change the schedule (division into which something is classified) of.
    • 1997, Mary Lynn Mathre, Cannabis in Medical Practice, page 25:
      Judge Young had been considering a petition filed to have marijuana rescheduled under federal law.
    • 2000, Marijuana As Medicine?: The Science Beyond the Controversy:
      Moreover, marijuana could only be brought to market if it were rescheduled to acknowledge its “accepted medical use,” according to DEA standards.

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