1 a list of items to be discussed at a meeting The next item on the agenda is the publicity budget.2 a plan of things to be done, or problems to be addressed This is an ambitious agenda that will take time to implement. Cost-cutting is top of the agenda for the next quarter. For the government, education is now at the top of the agenda (= most important). Newspapers have been accused of trying to set the agenda for the government (= decide what is important). In our company, quality is high on the agenda.3 the intention behind what somebody says or does, that is often secret The artist is letting his own agenda affect what was meant to be a community project.