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Meaning of DOCKET

Pronunciation:  'dâkit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
  2. [n]  (law) the calendar of a court; the list of cases to be tried or a summary of the court's activities
  3. [v]  in law: make a summary or abstract of a legal document and inscribe it in a list
  4. [v]  in law: place on the docket for legal action; "Only 5 of the 120 cases docketed were tried"

DOCKET is a 6 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: agenda, schedule
 See Also: calendar, fare, lay, menu, place, plan, pose, position, program, programme, put, resume, set, sum up, summarise, summarize



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Dock"et\, n. [Dock to cut off + dim. suffix -et.]
    1. A small piece of paper or parchment, containing the heads
       of a writing; a summary or digest.
    2. A bill tied to goods, containing some direction, as the
       name of the owner, or the place to which they are to be
       sent; a label. --Bailey.
    3. (Law)
       (a) An abridged entry of a judgment or proceeding in an
           action, or register or such entries; a book of
           original, kept by clerks of courts, containing a
           formal list of the names of parties, and minutes of
           the proceedings, in each case in court.
       (b) (U. S.) A list or calendar of causes ready for hearing
           or trial, prepared for the use of courts by the
    4. A list or calendar of business matters to be acted on in
       any assembly.
    {On the docket}, in hand; in the plan; under consideration;
       in process of execution or performance. [Colloq.]
  2. \Dock"et\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Docketed}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Docketing}.]
    1. To make a brief abstract of (a writing) and indorse it on
       the back of the paper, or to indorse the title or contents
       on the back of; to summarize; as, to docket letters and
       papers. --Chesterfield.
    2. (Law)
       (a) To make a brief abstract of and inscribe in a book;
           as, judgments regularly docketed.
       (b) To enter or inscribe in a docket, or list of causes
           for trial.
    3. To mark with a ticket; as, to docket goods.
Legal Dictionary
 Definition: An abstract or listing of all pleadings filed in a case; the book containing such entries; trial docket is a list of or calendar of cases to be tried in a certain term.
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