/ ˈprəʊgræm; NAmE ˈproʊ-/ noun , verb
( computing ) a set of instructions in code that control the operations or functions of a computer :
Load the program into the computer.
( NAmE ) = programme :
an intense training program
the university's graduate programs
a TV program
■ verb ( -mm- , NAmE also -m- )
( computing ) to give a computer, etc. a set of instructions to make it perform a particular task :
[ v ]
In this class, students will learn how to program.
[ vn to inf ]
The computer is programmed to warn users before information is deleted.
[also vn ]
( NAmE ) = programme