What does program mean?

Definitions for program
pro·gram

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

Wiktionary

  1. programnoun

    A set of structured activities.

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

  2. programnoun

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

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

  3. programnoun

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

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

  4. programnoun

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

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

  5. programnoun

    A particular mindset or method of doing things.

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

  6. programverb

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

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

  7. programverb

    To put together the schedule of an event.

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

  8. programverb

    To cause to automatically behave in a particular way.

    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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Numerology

  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. Ivy Park:

    Ivy Park has a rigorous ethical trading program. We are proud of our sustained efforts in terms of factory inspections and audits, and our teams worldwide work very closely with our suppliers and their factories to ensure compliance, we expect our suppliers to meet our code of conduct and we support them in achieving these requirements.

  2. Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau:

    We go to the feds whenever we need to because Kim Foxx, the state and Chicago have been running a catch-and-release program, they all support this criminal justice reform that in their mind means letting violent criminals run free and let them run free. It’s putting the rest of us at risk.

  3. Christy Trabun:

    ’M om and Dad wanted to have kids and we were n’t able to, and then we heard about the Snowflake Program, ’ and then it explains it in an age-appropriate way.

  4. Leigha Brown this season:

    That was one of most difficult nights of my life, we went on to hang a WNIT banner and that was a turning point for the program.

  5. Jim Boeheim:

    The committee chose to ignore the efforts which I have undertaken over the past 37 years to promote an atmosphere of compliance within the men's basketball program, instead, they chose to focus on the rogue and secretive actions of a former employee of the local YMCA and my former director of basketball operations in order to impose an unprecedented series of penalties upon the university and the men's basketball program.

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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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