1 (esp. BrE) list showing the time of events ⇨ See also ↑schedule
busy, full

a full timetable of teaching

college, school, etc.
exam, examination
bus, train, etc.
consult, look at
according to the timetable

According to the timetable, the bus should have come in at 9.00.

in a/the timetable

It said in the timetable that a train was due at 5.30.

2 plan of events
detailed (BrE), precise, specific
realistic (esp. BrE)
overall (BrE)
agree on, draw up, establish, outline, set, set out
adhere to, follow, keep to

Implementation of the reforms was kept to a very strict timetable.

timetable for

The administration refused to set out a specific timetable for troop withdrawal.

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