|pro·gram (prō′grăm′, -grəm)|n. 1.
a. A listing of the order of events and other pertinent information for a public presentation.
b. The presentation itself: a program of piano pieces.
2. A scheduled radio or television show.
3. An ordered list of events to take place or procedures to be followed; a schedule: a program of physical therapy for a convalescent.
4. A system of services, opportunities, or projects, usually designed to meet a social need: "Working parents rely on the center's after-school latchkey program" (New York Times).
a. A course of academic study; a curriculum.
b. A plan or system of academic and related or ancillary activities: a work-study program.
c. A plan or system of nonacademic extracurricular activities: the football program.
6. A set of coded instructions that enables a machine, especially a computer, to perform a desired sequence of operations.
7. An instruction sequence in programmed instruction.
1. To include or schedule in a program: program a new musical composition.
2. To design a program for; schedule the activities of.
3. To provide (a machine) with a set of coded working instructions.
4. To train to perform automatically in a desired way, as if programming a machine: programmed the children to use perfect table manners.
5. To prepare an instructional sequence for (material to be taught) in programmed instruction.
[Late Latin programma, public notice, from Greek programma, programmat-, from prographein, to write publicly : pro-, forth; see pro-2 + graphein, to write; see gerbh- in Indo-European roots.]
) or sometimes programme
1. (Computer Science) a sequence of coded instructions fed into a computer, enabling it to perform specified logical and arithmetical operations on data
, -gramming or -grammed
2. (Computer Science) (tr) to feed a program into (a computer)
3. (Computer Science) (tr) to arrange (data) into a suitable form so that it can be processed by a computer
4. (Computer Science) (intr) to write a program
pro•gram (ˈproʊ græm, -grəm) n., v. -grammed -gramed, -gram•ming -gram•ing. n.
1. a plan of action to accomplish a specified end.
2. a schedule of activities, procedures, etc., to be followed.
3. a radio or television performance or production.
4. a list of items, pieces, performers, etc., in a musical, theatrical, or other entertainment.
5. an entertainment with reference to its pieces or numbers: a program of French songs.
6. a planned, coordinated group of activities, procedures, etc., often for a specific purpose: a drug rehabilitation program.
7. a prospectus or syllabus: a program of courses.
8. a sequence of instructions enabling a computer to perform a task; piece of software. v.t.
9. to schedule or establish as part of a program.
10. to provide a program for (a computer).
a. to insert or encode specific operating instructions into (a machine or apparatus).
b. to insert (instructions) into a machine or apparatus.
12. to inculcate with attitudes, behavior patterns, or the like; condition: to program children to respect their elders.
13. to regulate or modify: Program your eating habits to eliminate sweets. v.i.
14. to plan or write a program.
Also, esp. Brit.,pro′gramme.
[1625–35; < Late Latin programma < Greek prógramma public notice in writing]
A organized system of instructions and data interpreted by a computer. Programming instructions are often referred to as code. See more at source code
, See also programming language
Thesaurus Legend: Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
|Noun||1.||program - 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"|idea
- the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about; "it was not a good idea"; "the thought never entered my mind"
- a long-term outline of a project or government function; "the zoning board adopted a master plan for the new development"
- something intended as a guide for making something else; "a blueprint for a house"; "a pattern for a skirt"
- (medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet)
employee savings plan
- a plan that allows employees to contribute to an investment pool managed the employer
- a detailed plan or explanation to guide you in setting standards or determining a course of action; "the president said he had a road map for normalizing relations with Vietnam"
- a summary of intended expenditures along with proposals for how to meet them; "the president submitted the annual budget to Congress"
|2.||program - 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"|system of rules
- a complex of methods or rules governing behavior; "they have to operate under a system they oppose"; "that language has a complex system for indicating gender"
- a technological program intended to explore outer space
, Superfund program
- the federal government's program to locate and investigate and clean up the worst uncontrolled and abandoned toxic waste sites nationwide; administered by the Environmental Protection Agency; "some have intimated that the Superfund's money may have turned into a political slush fund"
- a program to provide jobs on public works paid for by government funds
|3.||program - a radio or television show; "did you see his program last night?"|show
- a social event involving a public performance or entertainment; "they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway"
, news show
- a program devoted to current events, often using interviews and commentary; "we watch the 7 o'clock news every night"
- a program that is broadcast again; "she likes to watch `I love Lucy' reruns"
, talk show
- a program during which well-known people discuss a topic or answer questions telephoned in by the audience; "in England they call a talk show a chat show"
- a television or radio program in which contestants compete for awards
- a serialized set of programs; "a comedy series"; "the Masterworks concert series"
|4.||program - 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"|plank
- an endorsed policy in the platform of a political party
|5.||program - 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"|promulgation
- a public statement containing information about an event that has happened or is going to happen; "the announcement appeared in the local newspaper"; "the promulgation was written in English"
- a theatrical program; "he couldn't find her name on the playbill"
- a program for a race meeting; lists the races and the names of the horses
|6.||program - an integrated course of academic studies; "he was admitted to a new program at the university"|crash course
, crash program
, crash programme
- a rapid and intense course of training or research (usually undertaken in an emergency); "he took a crash course in Italian on his way to Italy"; "his first job was a crash course in survival and in learning how to get along with people"; "a crash programme is needed to create new jobs"
|7.||program - (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; "the program required several hundred lines of code"|computer science
- the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
- a computer program that checks a computer for viruses and prevents their spread
- a pre-compiled, pre-linked program that is ready to run under a given operating system; a binary for one operating system will not run on a different operating system; "the same source code can be compiled to produce different binaries for different operating systems"
- a computer program that performs a series of instructions repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied
- a short set of commands to correct a bug in a computer program
- a program that examines other computer programs for syntax errors
- (computer science) a program that decodes instructions written in a higher order language and produces an assembly language program
- a program that helps in locating and correcting programming errors
- (computer science) a program that controls a display for the user (usually on a computer monitor) and that allows the user to interact with the system
- a program that is called to prepare each job to be run
- a program written in a language from which statements are translated into machine language
- a computer program that divides code up into functional components; "compilers must parse source code in order to translate it into object code"
- a computer program that attaches labels to the grammatical constituents of textual matter
- a program that can be located in different parts of memory at different times
- a computer program that retrieves documents or files or data from a database or from a computer network (especially from the internet)
- a computer program that prowls the internet looking for publicly accessible resources that can be added to a database; the database can then be searched with a search engine
- a screen-oriented interactive program enabling a user to lay out financial data on the screen
- a program that is stored in the memory of the computer that executes it
- a computer program that looks for text that matches a given text; "Google uses text-matching to find web pages containing a particular text"
|8.||program - a performance (or series of performances) at a public presentation; "the program lasted more than two hours"|performance
- the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment; "we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal"; "an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto"
- the entertainment offered at a public presentation
|Verb||1.||program - arrange a program of or for; "program the 80th birthday party"|schedule
- make a schedule; plan the time and place for events; "I scheduled an exam for this afternoon"
|2.||program - write a computer program|computer science
- the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
- fix a computer program piecemeal until it works; "I'm not very good at hacking but I'll give it my best"
program programme [ˈprəʊgræm]
program program vt
(fig) person → vorprogrammieren
n (Comput) → Programmgruppe f
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