Definitions for PROGRAM

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. plan, program, programme(noun)

    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"

  2. program, programme(noun)

    a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need

    "he proposed an elaborate program of public works"; "working mothers rely on the day care program"

  3. broadcast, program, programme(noun)

    a radio or television show

    "did you see his program last night?"

  4. platform, political platform, political program, program(noun)

    a document stating the aims and principles of a political party

    "their candidate simply ignored the party platform"; "they won the election even though they offered no positive program"

  5. program, programme(noun)

    an announcement of the events that will occur as part of a theatrical or sporting event

    "you can't tell the players without a program"

  6. course of study, program, programme, curriculum, syllabus(noun)

    an integrated course of academic studies

    "he was admitted to a new program at the university"

  7. program, programme, computer program, computer programme(noun)

    (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute

    "the program required several hundred lines of code"

  8. program, programme(verb)

    a performance (or series of performances) at a public presentation

    "the program lasted more than two hours"

  9. program, programme(verb)

    arrange a program of or for

    "program the 80th birthday party"

  10. program, programme(verb)

    write a computer program

Wiktionary

  1. program(Noun)

    A set of structured activities.

  2. program(Noun)

    A leaflet listing information about a play, game or other activity.

  3. program(Noun)

    A performance of a show or other broadcast on radio or television.

  4. program(Noun)

    : A software application, or a collection of software applications, designed to perform a specific task.

  5. program(Noun)

    A particular mindset or method of doing things.

  6. program(Verb)

    To enter a program or other instructions into a computer (or other electronic device) to instruct it to do a particular task.

  7. program(Verb)

    To put together the schedule of an event.

  8. program(Verb)

    To cause to automatically behave in a particular way.

  9. Origin: From programme, from programma, from πρόγραμμα, from προγράφω, from πρό +, from γράφω.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Program(noun)

    same as Programme

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. program

    1. A magic spell cast over a computer allowing it to turn one's input into error messages. 2. An exercise in experimental epistemology. 3. A form of art, ostensibly intended for the instruction of computers, which is nevertheless almost inevitably a failure if other programmers can't understand it.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'PROGRAM' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2549

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'PROGRAM' in Nouns Frequency: #817


Translations for PROGRAM

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

program(verb)

to give information, instructions etc to (a machine, especially a computer, so that it can do a particular job).

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