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

How to pronounce program?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
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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. Seymour Kagan:

    The president or someone in the VA should change the rule to reflect the pandemic and enlarge the vaccination program to any veteran, this would have the added benefit of increasing the distribution of the vaccine at a faster rate rather than going through the states -- it would also reduce the demand on the states of those people who are veterans who would get the shot directly through the VA clinic.

  2. President Clinton:

    This is a good deal for the United States, north Korea will freeze and then dismantle its nuclear program. South Korea and our other allies will be better protected. The entire world will be safer as we slow the spread of nuclear weapons. The United States and international inspectors will carefully monitor North Korea to make sure it keeps its commitments. ...Only as it does, so will North Korea fully join the community of nations.

  3. Leslie Wagner-Wilson:

    This was the late ‘60s, during the love and peace movement, a lot of drugs, which my sister Michelle became involved in. Acid, LSD… My mother was told by a friend about an organization, Peoples Temple, that had a great drug rehab program. That’s how we got involved.

  4. Phil Schiller:

    The current health situation has required that we create a new WWDC 2020 format that delivers a full program with an online keynote and sessions.

  5. Lee Chang-min:

    An effective compliance program could be operated within the environment, encouraging employees to internally report violation without fearing reprisal. But this is not the case at Korean companies.

Images & Illustrations of program

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Translations for program

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  • program, programmeerAfrikaans
  • وضع برنامجًا, برنامج, برمجةArabic
  • програмаBulgarian
  • অনুষ্ঠান, প্রোগ্রামBengali
  • goulevBreton
  • programaCatalan, Valencian
  • program, programovatCzech
  • rhaglen, rhaglennuWelsh
  • Programm, programmieren, SendungGerman
  • πρόγραμμα, προγραμματίζωGreek
  • programoEsperanto
  • programaSpanish
  • برنامهPersian
  • esitys, ohjelma, ohjelmoida, ohjelmalehtinen, suunnitelma, ehdollistaa, [[suunnitella]] [[ohjelma]]Finnish
  • programme, programmer, émission, programmationFrench
  • ક્રમાદેશGujarati
  • תוכנית, תיכנתHebrew
  • प्रोग्राम, क्रमादेश, कार्यक्रमHindi
  • program, műsorHungarian
  • forrita, tölvuforrit, forritIcelandic
  • programmaItalian
  • 算譜, 次第, プログラムを供給する, 番組, 計画, プログラムを作る, プログラム, 提供Japanese
  • ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮKannada
  • 프로그램Korean
  • به‌رنامه‌, پرۆگرامKurdish
  • क्रमादेशMarathi
  • क्रमादेशNepali
  • vastleggen, programma, plannen, programmerenDutch
  • programNorwegian
  • program, programować, audycjaPolish
  • programação, programar, planejar, programa, planearPortuguese
  • programRomanian
  • программа, составлять план, программировать, составлять программу, передача, писать программу, програмкаRussian
  • програмиратиSerbo-Croatian
  • planlägga, program, programmera, planera, mjukvara, utveckla mjukvara, mjukvaruutvecklaSwedish
  • programuSwahili
  • కార్యక్రమంTelugu
  • โปรแกรม, รายการThai
  • program, bağdarlama, izlenceTurkish
  • програма, передачаUkrainian
  • chương trìnhVietnamese
  • nünömaprogramVolapük
  • 程序Chinese

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