Program meaning

prōgrăm, -grəm
To provide (a machine) with a set of coded working instructions.
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A series of operations which may be used to control the functions of an electronic device.
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A system of services, opportunities, or projects, usually designed to meet a social need.
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An ordered list of events to take place or procedures to be followed; a schedule.

A program of physical therapy for a convalescent.

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A scheduled radio or television show.
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A system of services, opportunities, or projects, usually designed to meet a social need.
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A set of coded instructions that enables a machine, especially a computer, to perform a desired sequence of operations.
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An instruction sequence in programmed instruction.
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To include or schedule in a program.

Program a new musical composition.

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To design a program for; schedule the activities of.
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To stimulate or train to perform automatically in a specified way.

Consumers who have been programmed to buy brand names.

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To prepare an instructional sequence for (material to be taught) in programmed instruction.
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A scheduled broadcast on radio or television.
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A plan or procedure for dealing with some matter.
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All the activities that can be participated in at a community center, camp, resort, etc.
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A logical sequence of coded instructions specifying the operations to be performed by a computer in solving a problem or in processing data.
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To enter or schedule in a program.
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To prepare the questions and answers for (a textbook or a teaching machine to be used in programmed instruction)
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To set the program of (an electronic device)
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To predispose to behave in a certain way, have a certain mindset, etc.; condition.

To program a child for failure.

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To plan or prepare a program or programs.
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An ordered list of events to take place or procedures to be followed; a schedule.

A program of physical therapy for a convalescent.

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To design a program for; schedule the activities of.
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To stimulate or train to perform automatically in a specified way.

Consumers who have been programmed to buy brand names.

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A organized system of instructions and data interpreted by a computer. Programming instructions are often referred to as code.
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(1) (verb) To write the lines of code in a program.
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A sequence of instructions written to be executed by a computer. See also routine.
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A set of structured activities.
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A leaflet listing information about a play, game or other activity.
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A performance of a show or other broadcast on radio or television.
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(computing): A software application, or a collection of software applications, designed to perform a specific task.
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A particular mindset or method of doing things.
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To develop (software) by writing program code.

I programmed a small game as a demonstration.

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To put together the schedule of an event.
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To cause to automatically behave in a particular way.
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The definition of a program is a planned series of events, a performance or a booklet telling you what events to expect as part of a series of events.

An example of a program is a theatre night where you see three plays in a row.

An example of a program is scheduled activities at a daycare center.

An example of a program is a radio broadcast or a TV comedy.

An example of a program is a little book you get when you to to the theatre that tells you about the play you are going to see, the order of acts and the actors performing.

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To program is to input data into a machine to cause it to do a certain thing, or to train a person or animal to behave or react a certain way.

An example of program is when you use javascript or another coding language to get a computer to work in a certain manner and display certain images.

An example of progam is when you train your dog to sit on command.

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To enter a program or other instructions into (a computer or other electronic device) to instruct it to do a particular task.
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get with the program
  • To follow or conform to a set of guidelines or expectations.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of program

  • Late Latin programma public notice from Greek programma programmat- from prographein to write publicly pro- forth pro–2 graphein to write gerbh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French programme, from Late Latin programma (“a proclamation, edict"), from Ancient Greek πρόγραμμα (programma, “a written public notice, an edict"), from προγράφω (prographō, “I set forth as a public notice"), from πρό (pro, “before") + γράφω (graphō, “I write").

    From Wiktionary