[[t]ri͟ːʃe̱djuːl, AM -ske̱ʤuːl[/t]]
reschedules, rescheduling, rescheduled
1) VERB If someone reschedules an event, they change the time at which it is supposed to happen.

[V n] Since I'll be away, I'd like to reschedule the meeting...

[V n for/to n] They've rescheduled the vigil for February 14th...

[V n for/to n] The programme was rescheduled to 9.30pm by Alan Yentob, controller of BBC1.

Derived words:
rescheduling plural N-VAR usu N of n

All this could lead up to a rescheduling of the trip to Asia.

2) VERB To reschedule a debt means to arrange for the person, organization, or country that owes money to pay it back over a longer period because they are in financial difficulty.

[V n] ...companies that have gone bust or had to reschedule their debts...

[V n] The Commonwealth Development Corporation has agreed to reschedule Tanzania's debt.

Derived words:
rescheduling N-VAR usu N of n

The President is also expected to request a rescheduling of loan repayments.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • reschedule — (v.) 1966, from RE (Cf. re ) back, again + SCHEDULE (Cf. schedule) (v.). Related: Rescheduled; rescheduling …   Etymology dictionary

  • reschedule — ► VERB 1) change the time of (a planned event). 2) arrange a new scheme of repayments of (a debt) …   English terms dictionary

  • reschedule — [rē skej′ool, rē skej′əl] vt. rescheduled, rescheduling 1. to schedule again or anew 2. to adjust the terms of (a loan), as by extending the time period over which the borrower may make payments …   English World dictionary

  • reschedule — UK [ˌriːˈʃedjuːl] / US [ˌrɪˈskedʒəl] verb [transitive] Word forms reschedule : present tense I/you/we/they reschedule he/she/it reschedules present participle rescheduling past tense rescheduled past participle rescheduled 1) to change the time… …   English dictionary

  • reschedule — /ree skej oohl, ool, ooh euhl/; Brit. /ree shed yoohl, shej oohl/, v.t., rescheduled, rescheduling. 1. to schedule for another or later time: to reschedule a baseball game because of rain. 2. (of a loan) to extend the time for repaying, often… …   Universalium

  • reschedule — verb Reschedule is used with these nouns as the object: ↑appointment, ↑debt …   Collocations dictionary

  • reschedule — re|sched|ule [ˌri:ˈʃedju:l US ˈskedʒul, dʒəl] v [T] 1.) to arrange for something to happen at a different time from the one that was previously planned reschedule sth for sth ▪ The press conference had to be rescheduled for March 19. 2.)… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • reschedule — re|sched|ule [ ri, skedʒəl ] verb transitive 1. ) to change the time when something is planned to happen: Can we reschedule our meeting for Tuesday instead of Monday? 2. ) BUSINESS to arrange to pay back money you owe at a date that is later than …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • reschedule — transitive verb Date: 1965 to schedule or plan again according to a different timetable; especially to defer required payment of (a debt or loan) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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