V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. a list of things to be done, arranged in order; 2. a list of things that need attention or are to be discussed at a meeting; 3. a person's motive for doing something

Synonyms: plan, program, schedule


Tips: Agenda comes from the Latin word agere, "to do." An agenda is essentially a "to do" list. The noun agenda can also refer to a person's motives. When agenda is used in this context it is often negative and refers to a "hidden agenda"--motives for doing something.

Usage Examples:

What's on the agenda for tomorrow's meeting? (schedule, program)

She doesn't follow the rules because she has her own agenda. (plan, program, motive)

Your proposed agenda is not in line with what we've discussed in the past. (plan, program)

Improving our educational system is at the top of the President's agenda. (motive, plan, program)

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