Definition of diarize in English:

diarize

(British diarise)

verb

[with object]British
  • 1Note (an appointment) in a diary.

    • ‘I would like to think I am an impulsive and spontaneous, when in fact I like to have each day planned well in advance; diarised and crosschecked before embarking out the front door each morning.’
    • ‘McAfee Clinic will update daily but if your software doesn't automatically update then I recommend you diarize to manually update weekly.’
    • ‘Also diarise December 23 for the Kei Mouth music festival which is going to be better than last year's fabulous event.’
    • ‘A unique feature of this site is the ability it gives customers to ‘diarise’ bill payments for up to 90 days in the future.’
    • ‘The reality though is that many women diarise ‘settling down’ for their early 30s; devoting their 20s to getting a career, travelling, socialising and having fun.’
    • ‘I seek leave to table a letter to Katherine Rich from the Minister detailing any diarised meetings, formal or informal conversations, since January 2002.’
    • ‘Yes, the Amahlathi Festival is well worth a visit - I suggest you diarise next year's festival now.’
    • ‘He diarised them as recurring ‘team update’ meetings for 10: 30 a.m. daily.’
    • ‘Please diarise the Border Masters annual general meeting which will be held next Tuesday at 7.30 pm, at the Oxford Striders clubhouse in Beach Road.’
    • ‘Details of all pre-entry visits should be diarised, retaining evidence of travel.’
    • ‘Mr Williams said he had diarised the invite and hoped to attend.’
    • ‘It is planned that the advisory council will meet twice a year and, according to Thwala, the first week of July is diarised as the implementation date of the fast-track investment programme.’
    1. 1.1archaic no object Keep a record of events in a diary.
      ‘I have not had time to diarize’
      • ‘When those people find themselves on the spot where news is breaking, their diarising is temporarily elevated to the rank of amateur, supposedly disinterested, eyewitness reporting.’
      • ‘She diarised en route, ‘I am tired of the gilded chaff of single life and my being craves for more substantial food of married life - even though it be rye bread.’’
      • ‘This is big news, but I am diarising as there appears to be a blackout on reporting it in the Western media.’
      • ‘These diarised moments of brutal honesty, twinned with hesitant uncertainty, are typical of Woolf's swings between self-doubt and dogged ambition.’
      • ‘I don't have it diarised, so I couldn't give you the exact date, but it happened.’
      • ‘Wars break out; they are not carefully diarised for the sake of political and climatic expediency.’
      • ‘It also allows journalists, who could probably field a First Eleven of recovering alcoholics from amongst their number, the chance to diarise their own battles with the bottle.’
      write down, set down, put in writing, put down, take down, note, make a note of, jot down, put down on paper, commit to paper
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Pronunciation

diarize

/ˈdʌɪərʌɪz/