Meaning of PROGRAM in English


(~s, ~ming, ~med)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.


A ~ is a set of instructions that a computer follows in order to perform a particular task. (COMPUTING)

The chances of an error occurring in a computer ~ increase with the size of the ~.



When you ~ a computer, you give it a set of instructions to make it able to perform a particular task. (COMPUTING)

He ~med his computer to compare all the possible combinations.

...45 million people, about half of whom can ~ their own computers.

...a computer ~med to translate a story given to it in Chinese.

VERB: V n to-inf, V n, V-ed


...~ming skills...

...the concepts of ~ming.

N-UNCOUNT: oft N n


see also ~me

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