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Definition of "program" []

  • A listing of the order of events and other pertinent information for a public presentation. (noun)
  • The presentation itself: a program of piano pieces. (noun)
  • A scheduled radio or television show. (noun)
  • An ordered list of events to take place or procedures to be followed; a schedule: a program of physical therapy for a convalescent. (noun)
  • A system of services, opportunities, or projects, usually designed to meet a social need: "Working parents rely on the center's after-school latchkey program” ( New York Times). (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "program" in a sentence
  • "I chose that program based on the _program_ and my second time around in the application process I didn't apply to INRU or its biggest competitor because I knew they wouldn't be right for me."
  • "I tried to install a program and after I get the message the installation program could not create the folder "C: \program file\VSO\ConvertX\3" and Error5: Access denied, I tried to restore my sistem to an earlier date to undo all the changes that I had made, and to my surprise I found that I had no restore point available."
  • "Recent surveys of likely voters suggest the Democrats 'Make it in American program is exactly what Americans want and believe the country needs."