Definition of reschedule in US English:

reschedule

verb

[with object]
  • 1Change the time of (a planned event)

    ‘the concert has been rescheduled for September’
    • ‘When he asked about rescheduling the meeting, Josh couldn't think of any graceful way to back out.’
    • ‘If you receive a call for an interview by phone and the room is not conducive to conversation, kindly ask to reschedule the interview.’
    • ‘Therefore, rather than rush that process, we decided to reschedule the conference for five months later when schedules permitted.’
    • ‘The race was rescheduled from its original date in March because of poor weather.’
    • ‘On Monday, the elections committee met and decided to reschedule the election.’
    • ‘However, the organisers are considering rescheduling the festival from the second Sunday of August to the last week of November.’
    • ‘An hour into the meeting, I could see that we were getting nowhere and I suggested that we reschedule the meeting to another day.’
    • ‘At that time the concert was not rescheduled in the town.’
    • ‘He hasn't even bothered to contact us to reschedule a meeting we were to have several weeks ago.’
    • ‘And I'd want any decision to reschedule an election to be unanimous.’
    • ‘The interview was rescheduled for 4.45 pm, over the telephone.’
    • ‘But if, for some reason, you decide not to see Martin, please give me a call and we can reschedule our next session for its regular time.’
    • ‘At least one national radio station had to reschedule its programmes because of protesting staff.’
    • ‘‘We probably will not be able to play tomorrow but we are working on rescheduling the matches,’ he said.’
    • ‘We're told to expect that he'll be out talking to us again soon, although they haven't rescheduled that briefing yet.’
    • ‘The meeting was rescheduled to take place today.’
    • ‘‘We are hoping to reschedule the match for sometime in April,’ said the promoter.’
    • ‘The boxing agent said negotiations were underway to ensure that the event was rescheduled so that the boxer remained in top form.’
    • ‘In retrospect, I should have rescheduled our session that day, or at least provided better direction during the session.’
    • ‘Both student unions are hopeful that they can successfully reschedule the event for the near future.’
    restructure, change, make alterations to, make adjustments to, alter, adjust, transform, shake up, rationalize, reshuffle, redeploy, rearrange, reshape, refashion, recast, overhaul, rebuild, reconstruct
    View synonyms
    1. 1.1 Arrange a new scheme of repayments of (a debt).
      • ‘Lenders are usually at pains to point out that they are happy to reschedule debts if you run into problems.’
      • ‘The committee added, however, that debtors can install the interest payment during the first half of the new maturity period of any rescheduled debt.’
      • ‘Unable to meet their current interest payments, they have been forced to reschedule debts and seek large-scale relief from private creditors and aid donors.’
      • ‘The only real solution now is to reschedule the debt over a long period - or to default.’
      • ‘Instead of rescheduling the debt the government should simply cancel it.’
      • ‘The auditors found that principal payments on internal debt have been evenly rescheduled at relatively low interest levels.’
      • ‘The bank was ready to reschedule debts and provide soft loans to help its clients rehabilitate their business.’
      • ‘Many creditors lost a lot of money and players went unpaid while debts were rescheduled.’
      • ‘As well, the debt repayment period will be rescheduled by seven years.’
      • ‘One way in which the government is trying to stave off this problem is by debt and interest payment rescheduling.’
      • ‘When ultimately they were unable to service or reschedule these debts, the peso and the national government collapsed.’
      • ‘He called on the government to help reschedule loan repayments for those businesses with solid operations and good credit.’
      • ‘They can also arrange to reschedule their existing debts until August 30.’
      • ‘The cheaper option if illness, accident or redundancy strikes, is to get in touch with your bank or other lender and arrange to reschedule your loan repayments.’
      • ‘‘In this kind of situation, some political figure could come along and argue for a debt moratorium or some kind of debt rescheduling,’ he said.’
      • ‘Yes, the country would still have to reschedule its suffocating debt.’
      • ‘There's no way we can reschedule the world's debts and manage them.’
      • ‘Penalty interest will be due for the period the debts are rescheduled.’
      • ‘He himself talked about rescheduling the debt.’
      • ‘For financially stressed businesses during the farm crisis, restructuring and rescheduling debt were common strategies to improve the cash-flow situation and avoid displacing farm families.’
      put to one side, lay aside, pigeonhole, stay, stand over, keep in abeyance, suspend, mothball
      View synonyms

Pronunciation

reschedule

/ˌriˈskɛdʒəl//ˌrēˈskejəl/