Definition of Program

1. Noun. A series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished. "They discussed plans for a new bond issue"

2. Verb. Arrange a program of or for. "Program the 80th birthday party"
Exact synonyms: Programme
Generic synonyms: Schedule
Derivative terms: Programing, Programme, Programming

3. Noun. A system of projects or services intended to meet a public need. "Working mothers rely on the day care program"

4. Verb. Write a computer program.
Exact synonyms: Programme
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Specialized synonyms: Hack, Hack On
Generic synonyms: Create By Mental Act, Create Mentally
Derivative terms: Programing, Programmer, Programme, Programming

5. Noun. A radio or television show. "Did you see his program last night?"

6. Noun. A document stating the aims and principles of a political party. "They won the election even though they offered no positive program"
Exact synonyms: Platform, Political Platform, Political Program
Generic synonyms: Document, Papers, Written Document
Terms within: Plank

7. 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"
Exact synonyms: Programme
Generic synonyms: Announcement, Promulgation
Specialized synonyms: Playbill, Racecard

8. Noun. An integrated course of academic studies. "He was admitted to a new program at the university"
Exact synonyms: Course Of Study, Curriculum, Programme, Syllabus
Terms within: Course Of Lectures
Generic synonyms: Info, Information
Specialized synonyms: Crash Course, Crash Program, Crash Programme, Reading Program, Degree Program
Derivative terms: Curricular

9. Noun. (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute. "The program required several hundred lines of code"

10. Noun. A performance (or series of performances) at a public presentation. "The program lasted more than two hours"
Exact synonyms: Programme
Generic synonyms: Performance
Specialized synonyms: Bill

Definition of Program

1. n. Same as Programme.

Definition of Program

1. Noun. A set of structured activities. ¹

2. Noun. A leaflet listing information about a play, game or other activity. ¹

3. Noun. A performance of a show or other broadcast on radio or television. ¹

4. Noun. (computing) : A software application, or a collection of software applications, designed to perform a specific task. ¹

5. Noun. A particular mindset or method of doing things. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To enter a program or other instructions into a computer (or other electronic device) to instruct it to do a particular task. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To put together the schedule of an event. ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) To cause to automatically behave in a particular way. ¹

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Definition of Program

1. to arrange in a plan of proceedings [v -GRAMED, -GRAMING, -GRAMS or -GRAMMED, -GRAMMING, -GRAMS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Program

program (current term)
program counter
program counters
program evaluation and review technique
program evaluation review technique
program guide
program guides
program library
program line
program music
program slicer
program trading

Literary usage of Program

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1. Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Resources: The Role of the edited by Catharyn T. Liverman, Carrie E. Ingalls, Carolyn E. Fulco, Howard M. Kipen (1998)
"As with NLM as a whole, the TEHIP program receives funds from two sources: ... As discussed in Chapter 2, the TEHIP program's budgetary appropriations have ..."

2. Homelessness: Programs and the People They Serve: Findings of the National by Martha R. Burt (1999)
"The average estimated rate of program contacts per 10000 poor people in a ... Distribution of Services within Sampling Areas by program Type The next issue ..."

3. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"The Waterloo Smoking-Prevention program Investigators at the University of ... The intervention program has three main components that are delivered to ..."

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