Definition of diarize in US English:

diarize

verb

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

    • ‘McAfee Clinic will update daily but if your software doesn't automatically update then I recommend you diarize to manually update weekly.’
    • ‘Details of all pre-entry visits should be diarised, retaining evidence of travel.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘He diarised them as recurring ‘team update’ meetings for 10: 30 a.m. daily.’
    • ‘Yes, the Amahlathi Festival is well worth a visit - I suggest you diarise next year's festival now.’
    • ‘I seek leave to table a letter to Katherine Rich from the Minister detailing any diarised meetings, formal or informal conversations, since January 2002.’
    • ‘Also diarise December 23 for the Kei Mouth music festival which is going to be better than last year's fabulous event.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘A unique feature of this site is the ability it gives customers to ‘diarise’ bill payments for up to 90 days in the future.’
    1. 1.1archaic no object Keep a record of events in a diary.
      • ‘This is big news, but I am diarising as there appears to be a blackout on reporting it in the Western media.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘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.’’
      • ‘These diarised moments of brutal honesty, twinned with hesitant uncertainty, are typical of Woolf's swings between self-doubt and dogged ambition.’
      • ‘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

/ˈdaɪəˌraɪz//ˈdīəˌrīz/