What does program mean?

Definitions for program
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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?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
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How to say program in sign language?

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. Jack Burns:

    This is really a very different kind of program and very importantly it's going to involve machines and humans working together.

  2. Damon Evans:

    I am extremely concerned by the allegations of unacceptable behaviors by members of our football staff detailed in recent media reports, we are committed to fully investigating the program.

  3. Michael Rein:

    There are no technical issues holding back the program.

  4. Maine Gov. Paul LePage:

    Beyond the health effects of the federal government’s corrupt food stamp policy is the tragedy of billions in wasted taxpayer dollars that buy candy and soda through a program that was originally designed to reduce hunger. Maine taxpayers see it every day at the grocery store and they are sick and tired of watching their hard-earned money go down the drain.

  5. Rex Tillerson:

    The two sides noted the urgency of the threat of North Korea's weapons program, reaffirmed their commitment to a denuclearized Korean Peninsula and committed to fully implement UN Security Council resolutions.

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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