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dock·et

 (dŏk′ĭt)
n.
1. Law
a. A calendar of the cases awaiting action in a court.
b. A brief entry of the court proceedings in a legal case.
c. The book containing such entries.
2. A summary or other brief statement of the contents of a document; an abstract.
3. A list of things to be done; an agenda.
4. A label or ticket affixed to a package listing the contents or directions for assembling or operating.
tr.v. dock·et·ed, dock·et·ing, dock·ets
1. Law To enter in a court calendar or in a record of court proceedings.
2. To provide with a brief identifying statement.
3. To label or ticket (a parcel).

[Middle English doggett, summary, digest.]

docket

(ˈdɒkɪt)
n
1. (Commerce) chiefly Brit a piece of paper accompanying or referring to a package or other delivery, stating contents, delivery instructions, etc, sometimes serving as a receipt
2. (Law) law
a. an official summary of the proceedings in a court of justice
b. a register containing such a summary
3. (Commerce)
a. a customs certificate declaring that duty has been paid
b. a certificate giving particulars of a shipment and allowing its holder to obtain a delivery order
4. a summary of contents, as in a document
5. US a list of things to be done
6. (Law) law
a. a list of cases awaiting trial
b. the names of the parties to pending litigation
vb (tr)
7. (Commerce) to fix a docket to (a package, etc)
8. (Law) law
a. to make a summary of (a document, judgment, etc)
b. to abstract and enter in a book or register
9. to endorse (a document, etc) with a summary
[C15: of unknown origin]

dock•et

(ˈdɒk ɪt)

n.
1. a list of cases in court for trial, or the names of the parties who have cases pending.
2. Chiefly Brit.
a. an official memorandum of proceedings in a court.
b. a register of such entries.
3. the list of business to be transacted by a board, council, legislative assembly, or the like.
4. Brit. a writing on a letter or document stating its contents; any statement of particulars attached to a package, envelope, etc.
v.t.
5. to enter in the docket of the court.
6. to abstract the heads of (a legal document) and enter in a book.
7. to endorse (a letter, document, etc.) with a memorandum.
[1475–85]

docket


Past participle: docketed
Gerund: docketing

Imperative
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Present
I docket
you docket
he/she/it dockets
we docket
you docket
they docket
Preterite
I docketed
you docketed
he/she/it docketed
we docketed
you docketed
they docketed
Present Continuous
I am docketing
you are docketing
he/she/it is docketing
we are docketing
you are docketing
they are docketing
Present Perfect
I have docketed
you have docketed
he/she/it has docketed
we have docketed
you have docketed
they have docketed
Past Continuous
I was docketing
you were docketing
he/she/it was docketing
we were docketing
you were docketing
they were docketing
Past Perfect
I had docketed
you had docketed
he/she/it had docketed
we had docketed
you had docketed
they had docketed
Future
I will docket
you will docket
he/she/it will docket
we will docket
you will docket
they will docket
Future Perfect
I will have docketed
you will have docketed
he/she/it will have docketed
we will have docketed
you will have docketed
they will have docketed
Future Continuous
I will be docketing
you will be docketing
he/she/it will be docketing
we will be docketing
you will be docketing
they will be docketing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been docketing
you have been docketing
he/she/it has been docketing
we have been docketing
you have been docketing
they have been docketing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been docketing
you will have been docketing
he/she/it will have been docketing
we will have been docketing
you will have been docketing
they will have been docketing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been docketing
you had been docketing
he/she/it had been docketing
we had been docketing
you had been docketing
they had been docketing
Conditional
I would docket
you would docket
he/she/it would docket
we would docket
you would docket
they would docket
Past Conditional
I would have docketed
you would have docketed
he/she/it would have docketed
we would have docketed
you would have docketed
they would have docketed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.docket - (law) the calendar of a courtdocket - (law) the calendar of a court; the list of cases to be tried or a summary of the court's activities
calendar - a list or register of events (appointments or social events or court cases etc); "I have you on my calendar for next Monday"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
2.docket - a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended todocket - a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
plan, program, programme - a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished; "they drew up a six-step plan"; "they discussed plans for a new bond issue"
fare, menu - an agenda of things to do; "they worked rapidly down the menu of reports"
Verb1.docket - place on the docket for legal action; "Only 5 of the 120 cases docketed were tried"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
2.docket - make a summary or abstract of a legal document and inscribe it in a list
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
sum up, summarize, summarise, resume - give a summary (of); "he summed up his results"; "I will now summarize"

docket

noun
1. label, bill, ticket, certificate, tag, voucher, tab, receipt, tally, chit, chitty, counterfoil The clerk asked me to sign the docket.
verb
1. file, index, register The Court has 1,400 appeals on its docket.

docket

noun
An organized list, as of procedures, activities, or events:
Translations

docket

[ˈdɒkɪt] N
1. (= label) → etiqueta f, marbete m (esp Brit) (= certificate) → resguardo m, certificado m; (= bill) → factura f
2. (US) (Jur) → lista f de casos pendientes

docket

n
(on document, parcel etc) → Warenbegleitschein m, → Laufzettel m
(Jur: = judgements register) → Urteilsregister nt; (= list of cases) Liste der Gerichtstermine
(= customs certificate)Zollinhaltserklärung f
vt
contents, judgement, information etczusammenfassen, eine Kurzfassung geben or herstellen von
contentsangeben; (= put docket on) cratemit einem Warenbegleitschein or Laufzettel versehen

docket

[ˈdɒkɪt] n (on parcel etc) → etichetta, cartellino
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