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Definition of "software" []

  • Computer Science The programs, routines, and symbolic languages that control the functioning of the hardware and direct its operation. (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 "software" in a sentence
  • "CNC Software, Inc. is proud to introduce Mastercam® for SolidWorks®, which combines the world's leading modeling software with the world's most widely-used CAM software*."
  • "Commercial software development: the * software* is the product."
  • "NICKJ AirRadar is an excellent piece of software, and it deserves a review that reflects your opinion of it * as a piece of software*."