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  Definition of Program
  1. a performance (or series of performances) at a public presentation; "the program lasted more than two hours"
  2. 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"
  3. 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"
  4. 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. (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; "the program required several hundred lines of code"
  6. a radio or television show; "did you see his program last night?"
  7. an integrated course of academic studies; "he was admitted to a new program at the university"
  8. 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"
  9. arrange a program of or for; "program the 80th birthday party"
  10. write a computer program
Similar Words: programme, plan, platform, political platform, political program, computer program, computer programme, broadcast, course of study, curriculum, syllabus


Hyponyms: bill, audit program, audit programme, outline, schema, scheme, master plan, blueprint, design, pattern, plan of action, regimen, regime, project, projection, agenda, docket, schedule, pension plan, pension account, retirement plan, retirement savings plan, retirement savings account, retirement account, retirement program, employee savings plan, road map, guideline, stock purchase plan, budget, defense program, defense policy, defence program, defence policy, educational program, rehabilitation program, space program, Superfund program, Superfund, tax program, tax policy, works program, anti-virus program, application, application program, applications programme, loop, malevolent program, patch, assembler, assembly program, checking program, compiler, compiling program, debugger, interface, user interface, interpreter, interpretive program, job control, library program, monitor program, monitoring program, object program, target program, source program, parser, relocatable program, reusable program, search engine, self-adapting program, spider, wanderer, spreadsheet, supervisory program, supervisor, executive program, syntax checker, system program, systems program, systems software, translator, translating program, utility program, utility, service program, LISP program, FORTRAN program, C program, sitcom, news program, news show, news, rerun, talk show, chat show, television program, TV program, television show, TV show, game show, giveaway, serial, series, episode, installment, instalment, sustaining program, crash course, crash program, crash programme, reading program, degree program, playbill, racecard, hack, hack on


Derivational Morphology: programme, plan, project, contrive, design, air, send, broadcast, beam, transmit, circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around, scheduling, programming, programing, computer program, computer programme, computer programming, computer programing, programmer, computer programmer, coder, software engineer


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