What does Program mean?

Definitions for Program

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Program.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. plan, program, programmenoun

    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, programmenoun

    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, programmenoun

    a radio or television show

    "did you see his program last night?"

  4. platform, political platform, political program, programnoun

    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, programmenoun

    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, syllabusnoun

    an integrated course of academic studies

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

  7. program, programme, computer program, computer programmenoun

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

    "the program required several hundred lines of code"

  8. program, programmeverb

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

    "the program lasted more than two hours"

  9. program, programmeverb

    arrange a program of or for

    "program the 80th birthday party"

  10. program, programmeverb

    write a computer program


  1. programnoun

    A set of structured activities.

  2. programnoun

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

  3. programnoun

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

  4. programnoun

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

  5. programnoun

    A particular mindset or method of doing things.

  6. programverb

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

  7. programverb

    To put together the schedule of an event.

  8. programverb

    To cause to automatically behave in a particular way.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Programnoun

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. program

    A step-by-step instruction a computer understands.

    The program was running efficiently.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 22, 2020  

  2. program

    A type of plan or system with accurate and specific defined eligibility criteria, employees, expenditure, funding, guidelines, income, IT system, liquidity, management, policy, resources and technology for a specific purpose.

    The sustainable development goals programs all have a defined structure.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 17, 2020  

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Program in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Program in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Program in a Sentence

  1. Gene McGillian:

    The dollar moved up again and the market focus is back on supply and the prospect for more Iranian exports after last week's agreement with the West over Iran's nuclear program.

  2. Maxwell Mehlman:

    It's hard to say that that's a voluntary program for a lot of people.

  3. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    When we got this trove of 100,000 documents, we learned so many things we didn't know. We're still learning them, we learned an enormous amount about Iran's secret nuclear program. Now, the deal that everybody is talking about was premised on the fact that Iran had no such material. But Iran bothered, took enormous pains after the nuclear deal and before but especially after to hide this information. It's like an arsenal of knowledge.

  4. Brett Giroir:

    We are not able to provide specific budget numbers at this time. ... But we are highly confident that the resources being provided in 2020 are sufficient to support this very aggressive program, in my mind, the program has already started. We have been working together for months putting this together.

  5. Mark Rushbrook:

    We had been waiting for information just like everyone else, so to hear some positive news tonight is a relief, ryan Newman has been an important part of the Roush Fenway Racing and Koch Industries Ford program this past year, and Ryan Newman is so respected for being a great competitor by everyone in the sport.

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Translations for Program

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  • program, programmeerAfrikaans
  • وضع برنامجًا, برمجة, برنامجArabic
  • програмаBulgarian
  • অনুষ্ঠান, প্রোগ্রামBengali
  • goulevBreton
  • programaCatalan, Valencian
  • programovat, programCzech
  • rhaglen, rhaglennuWelsh
  • programmieren, Sendung, ProgrammGerman
  • πρόγραμμα, προγραμματίζωGreek
  • programoEsperanto
  • programaSpanish
  • برنامهPersian
  • ohjelmoida, [[suunnitella]] [[ohjelma]], ohjelmalehtinen, ohjelma, suunnitelma, ehdollistaa, esitysFinnish
  • émission, programmer, programmation, programmeFrench
  • ક્રમાદેશGujarati
  • תיכנת, תוכניתHebrew
  • कार्यक्रम, प्रोग्राम, क्रमादेशHindi
  • műsor, programHungarian
  • forrita, tölvuforrit, forritIcelandic
  • programmaItalian
  • 算譜, 番組, プログラムを作る, プログラムを供給する, 次第, プログラム, 提供, 計画Japanese
  • ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮKannada
  • 프로그램Korean
  • پرۆگرام, به‌رنامه‌Kurdish
  • क्रमादेशMarathi
  • क्रमादेशNepali
  • programmeren, programma, vastleggen, plannenDutch
  • programNorwegian
  • audycja, programować, programPolish
  • programação, planear, programa, planejar, programarPortuguese
  • programRomanian
  • писать программу, программировать, составлять план, передача, программа, составлять программу, програмкаRussian
  • програмиратиSerbo-Croatian
  • utveckla mjukvara, programmera, mjukvaruutveckla, program, planera, mjukvara, planläggaSwedish
  • programuSwahili
  • కార్యక్రమంTelugu
  • รายการ, โปรแกรมThai
  • izlence, bağdarlama, programTurkish
  • передача, програмаUkrainian
  • chương trìnhVietnamese
  • nünömaprogramVolapük
  • 程序Chinese

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