verb (used with object), pro·grammed or pro·gramed, pro·gram·ming or pro·gram·ing.
verb (used without object), pro·grammed or pro·gramed, pro·gram·ming or pro·gram·ing.
Origin of program
Related formsre·pro·gram, verb (used with object), re·pro·grammed or re·pro·gramed, re·pro·gram·ming or re·pro·gram·ing.un·pro·grammed, adjective
Can be confusedpogrom program
Examples from the Web for programs
And that means they also fall under the umbrella of programs most likely to get the axe when state and federal budgets are tight.
Direct funds away from practices, policies, and programs that consistently fail to achieve measurable outcomes.
Build evidence about the practices, policies, and programs that will achieve the most effective and efficient results.
To whet your appetite, you can relive that glorious moment (and watch other programs from the 2014 summit) here.
Now that the Confucian-inspired mourning period is over, the son is free to embark on his own programs and policies.
The vice president in charge of programs dropped into the 205studio that afternoon and watched them work for over an hour.Janet Hardy in Radio City|Ruthe S. Wheeler
In turn, they can be encoded in programs designed to negotiate with other programs.
To prove my case I pulled the two programs from my pocket and showed them to her.Europe Revised|Irvin S. Cobb
Programs are written in symbolic or application-oriented form instead of computer language.IBM 1401 Programming Systems|Anonymous
The strategic defense initiative (SDI) was focused upon developing anti-missile and anti-satellite technologies and programs.
British Dictionary definitions for programs
verb -grams, -gramming, -grammed, -grammes, -gramming or -grammed
Science definitions for programs
Culture definitions for programs
A series of instructions given to a computer to direct it to carry out certain operations. The term code is often used to denote large-scale operations.