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"
course of study, program, programme, curriculum, syllabus(noun)
an integrated course of academic studies
"he was admitted to a new program at the university"
broadcast, program, programme(noun)
a radio or television show
"did you see his program last night?"
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"
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"
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"
a performance (or series of performances) at a public presentation
"the program lasted more than two hours"
write a computer program
arrange a program of or for
"program the 80th birthday party"
A planned sequence of events.
Our programme for today's exercise class includes swimming and jogging.
A sheet or booklet that lists a schedule of events.
A presentation that is broadcast on radio or television.
The programme about Greek architecture starts at 9:00 on Channel 4.
Origin: From programma, from meaning "a public written notice".
that which is written or printed as a public notice or advertisement; a scheme; a prospectus; especially, a brief outline or explanation of the order to be pursued, or the subjects embraced, in any public exercise, performance, or entertainment; a preliminary sketch
Origin: [L. programma a public proclamation, manifesto, Gr. pro`gramma, fr. progra`fein to write before or in public; pro` before, forth + gra`fein to write; cf. F. programme. See Graphic.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
Program, prō′gram, n. a public notice in writing: an outline of subjects and the order in which they are to be taken up at a meeting, exhibition, concert, &c.: a preliminary outline.—n. Prō′grammer, one who makes up a programme.—Programme music, music meant to give the hearers, by means of instruments, without words, the impressions of scenes and incidents. [Fr.,—L.,—Gr. programma—pro, before, graphein, to write.]
A step-by-step instruction a computer understands.
The programme was easy and simple to create.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'programme' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #493
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'programme' in Written Corpus Frequency: #647
Rank popularity for the word 'programme' in Nouns Frequency: #114
The numerical value of programme in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of programme in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7