docket: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (dok'it), [key]
— n., v., -et•ed, -et•ing.
- a list of cases in court for trial, or the names of the parties who have cases pending.
- an official memorandum or entry of proceedings in a legal cause.
- a register of such entries.
- any of various certificates or warrants giving the holder right to obtain, buy, or move goods that are controlled by the government, as a custom-house docket certifying duty has been paid.
- the list of business to be transacted by a board, council, legislative assembly, or the like.
- a writing on a letter or document stating its contents; any statement of particulars attached to a package, envelope, etc.; a label or ticket.
- to enter in the docket of the court.
- to make an abstract or summary of the heads of, as a document; abstract and enter in a book: judgments regularly docketed.
- to endorse (a letter, document, etc.) with a memorandum.
- docket (Thesaurus)