Definitions for: Calendar


[n] a list or register of events (appointments or social events or court cases etc); "I have you on my calendar for next Monday"
[n] a tabular array of the days (usually for one year)
[n] a system of timekeeping that defines the beginning and length and divisions of the year
[v] enter into a calendar



Webster (1913) Definition: Cal"en*dar, n. [OE. kalender, calender, fr. L.
kalendarium an interest or account book (cf. F. calendrier,
OF. calendier) fr. L. calendue, kalendae, calends. See
Calends.]
1. 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.

2. (Eccl.) 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.

3. 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.

Note: Shepherds of people had need know the calendars of
tempests of state. --Bacon.

Calendar clock, one that shows the days of the week and
month.

Calendar month. See under Month.

French Republican calendar. See under Vend['e]miaire.

Gregorian calendar, Julian calendar, {Perpetual
calendar}. See under Gregorian, Julian, and Perpetual.


Cal"en*dar, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Calendared; p. pr.
& vb. n. Calendaring.]
To enter or write in a calendar; to register. --Waterhouse.

See Also: arrangement, docket, embolism, intercalation, list, listing, lunar calendar, lunisolar calendar, organisation, organization, perpetual calendar, schedule, solar calendar, system, table, tabular array

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