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program

pro·gram

program

 
pronunciation:
pro graem
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a plan of what will be done; schedule.
The library has a weekly program for young readers.
synonyms:
plan, schedule
similar words:
agenda, bill, calendar, design, scheme, slate
definition 2: a public presentation, such as a play.
The middle school program was held in the auditorium.
synonyms:
show
similar words:
performance, production
definition 3: a description or list of information about a performance or presentation.
The opera program included a list of the cast.
similar words:
bill, outline
definition 4: a television or radio show.
My favorite TV programs are the Saturday morning cartoons.
synonyms:
broadcast, show
similar words:
serial, series, telecast
definition 5: a plan for solving a problem.
The government has programs to help people find jobs.
similar words:
plan, platform, policy
definition 6: a sequence of instructions that allows a computer to perform a task or a set of operations.
a word-processing program
similar words:
software
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: programed, programing, programmed, programming, programs
definition: to make a computer program for.
My brother programmed our computer to keep track of the money he spends each month.
similar words:
arrange, design
derivation: programmable (programable) (adj.)
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Word Parts
The word program contains the following parts:
pro-2 Greek prefix that means before
synonyms:
pre-
antonyms:
post-
 
gram Greek root that means write