What does program mean?

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

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.

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

  2. program(Noun)

    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. program(Noun)

    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. program(Noun)

    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. program(Noun)

    A particular mindset or method of doing things.

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

  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.

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

  7. program(Verb)

    To put together the schedule of an event.

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

  8. program(Verb)

    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. 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.

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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How to say program in sign language?

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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. Jason Brodsky:

    The tempo and tenor of the recent explosions in Iran have been unusual. There is evidence of a concerted campaign underway to thwart Irans nuclear program, the more Iran advances its nuclear program in violation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the greater the likelihood for additional strikes.

  2. The IMF:

    The debt sustainability assessment will take place after the launch of the program (agreed with creditors) in two or three months. The IMF will then be able to evaluate whether to intervene.

  3. Vincent Brooks:

    Compared to his father, Kim Jong Un is more aggressive with advancing the North’s nuclear program and ignoring international concerns.

  4. Haydn Parry:

    In any public health program it's hard to get 100% support, i'm sure there will be some that don't agree. But we have a very significant public health threat before us. Time is not on our side if you look at how Zika has been spreading. The sooner we can get going and show what we can do, the sooner we can make a difference in the fight against this virus.

  5. Cleveland Indians:

    We were disappointed to learn of today's suspension of Emmanuel Clase for violating Major League Baseball's joint drug prevention and treatment program, we fully support Major League Baseball's policy and Major League Baseball efforts to eliminate performance-enhancing drugs from our game.

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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