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Definition 1: a performance (or series of performances) at a public presentation - [noun denoting act]

Samples where program or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the program lasted more than two hours

Synonyms for program in the sense of this definition

(program is a kind of ...) the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment

"we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal" "an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto"

(... is a kind of program ) the entertainment offered at a public presentation

Definition 2: a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where program or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they drew up a six-step plan
  • they discussed plans for a new bond issue

Synonyms for program in the sense of this definition

(program is a kind of ...) the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about

"it was not a good idea" "the thought never entered my mind"

(... is a kind of program ) an organized plan for employees of a company to buy shares of its stock

(... is a kind of program ) a detailed plan or explanation to guide you in setting standards or determining a course of action

"the president said he had a road map for normalizing relations with Vietnam"

(... is a kind of program ) a plan that allows employees to contribute to an investment pool managed the employer

(... is a kind of program ) a plan for setting aside money to be spent after retirement

(... is a kind of program ) a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to

(... is a kind of program ) a planned undertaking

(... is a kind of program ) (medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet)

(... is a kind of program ) a plan for actively doing something

(... is a kind of program ) something intended as a guide for making something else

"a blueprint for a house" "a pattern for a skirt"

(... is a kind of program ) a long-term outline of a project or government function

"the zoning board adopted a master plan for the new development"

(... is a kind of program ) a schematic or preliminary plan

(... is a kind of program ) a listing of audit procedures to be performed in completing an audit

(... is a kind of program ) a summary of intended expenditures along with proposals for how to meet them

"the president submitted the annual budget to Congress"

Definition 3: a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where program or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he proposed an elaborate program of public works
  • working mothers rely on the day care program

Synonyms for program in the sense of this definition

(program is a kind of ...) a complex of methods or rules governing behavior

"they have to operate under a system they oppose" "that language has a complex system for indicating gender"

(... is a kind of program ) a program for defending a country against its enemies

(... is a kind of program ) a program for providing education

(... is a kind of program ) a program for restoring someone to good health

(... is a kind of program ) a technological program intended to explore outer space

(... is a kind of program ) the federal government's program to locate and investigate and clean up the worst uncontrolled and abandoned toxic waste sites nationwide; administered by the Environmental Protection Agency

"some have intimated that the Superfund's money may have turned into a political slush fund"

(... is a kind of program ) a program for setting taxes

(... is a kind of program ) a program to provide jobs on public works paid for by government funds

Definition 4: an announcement of the events that will occur as part of a theatrical or sporting event - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where program or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • you can't tell the players without a program

Synonyms for program in the sense of this definition

(program is a kind of ...) a public statement containing information about an event that has happened or is going to happen

"the announcement appeared in the local newspaper" "the promulgation was written in English"

(... is a kind of program ) a theatrical program

"he couldn't find her name on the playbill"

(... is a kind of program ) a program for a race meeting; lists the races and the names of the horses

Definition 5: a radio or television show - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where program or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • did you see his program last night?

Synonyms for program in the sense of this definition

(program is a kind of ...) a social event involving a public performance or entertainment

"they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway"

(... is a kind of program ) a program devoted to current events, often using interviews and commentary

"we watch the 7 o'clock news every night"

(... is a kind of program ) a program that is broadcast again

"she likes to watch `I love Lucy' reruns"

(... is a kind of program ) a program during which well-known people discuss a topic or answer questions telephoned in by the audience

"in England they call a talk show a chat show"

(... is a kind of program ) a program broadcast by television

(... is a kind of program ) a television or radio program in which contestants compete for awards

(... is a kind of program ) a serialized set of programs

"a comedy series" "the Masterworks concert series"

(... is a kind of program ) a part of a broadcast serial

(... is a kind of program ) a program without a commercial sponsor

Definition 6: (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where program or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the program required several hundred lines of code

Synonyms for program in the sense of this definition

(program is a kind of ...) (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory

"the market for software is expected to expand"

(... is a kind of program ) a program written in C

(... is a kind of program ) a screen-oriented interactive program enabling a user to lay out financial data on the screen

(... is a kind of program ) a computer program that prowls the internet looking for publicly accessible resources that can be added to a database; the database can then be searched with a search engine

(... is a kind of program ) a program that can change its performance in response to its environment

(... is a kind of program ) a computer program that retrieves documents or files or data from a database or from a computer network (especially from the internet)

(... is a kind of program ) a computer program that produces maps of spatially referenced data dynamically from geographic information

(... is a kind of program ) a program that can be loaded once and executed repeatedly

(... is a kind of program ) a program that can be located in different parts of memory at different times

(... is a kind of program ) a program that is stored in the memory of the computer that executes it

(... is a kind of program ) a program that controls the execution of other programs

(... is a kind of program ) a program to check natural language syntax

(... is a kind of program ) a program (as an operating system or compiler or utility program) that controls some aspect of the operation of a computer

(... is a kind of program ) a computer program that looks for text that matches a given text

"Google uses text-matching to find web pages containing a particular text"

(... is a kind of program ) a program that translates one programming language into another

(... is a kind of program ) (computer science) a program designed for general support of the processes of a computer

"a computer system provides utility programs to perform the tasks needed by most users"

(... is a kind of program ) a program written in LISP

(... is a kind of program ) a program written in FORTRAN

(... is a kind of program ) a computer program that attaches labels to the grammatical constituents of textual matter

(... is a kind of program ) a computer program that divides code up into functional components

"compilers must parse source code in order to translate it into object code"

(... is a kind of program ) a program written in a language from which statements are translated into machine language

(... is a kind of program ) a computer program that checks a computer for viruses and prevents their spread

(... is a kind of program ) a program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a task

"he has tried several different word processing applications"

(... is a kind of program ) a pre-compiled, pre-linked program that is ready to run under a given operating system; a binary for one operating system will not run on a different operating system

"the same source code can be compiled to produce different binaries for different operating systems"

(... is a kind of program ) a computer program that performs a series of instructions repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied

(... is a kind of program ) a computer program designed to have undesirable or harmful effects

(... is a kind of program ) a short set of commands to correct a bug in a computer program

(... is a kind of program ) a program to convert assembly language into machine language

(... is a kind of program ) a program that examines other computer programs for syntax errors

(... is a kind of program ) (computer science) a program that decodes instructions written in a higher order language and produces an assembly language program

(... is a kind of program ) a fully compiled or assembled program ready to be loaded into the computer

(... is a kind of program ) a program that observes and regulates and controls or verifies the operations of a data-processing system

(... is a kind of program ) a program in a program library

(... is a kind of program ) a program that is called to prepare each job to be run

(... is a kind of program ) (computer science) a program that translates and executes source language statements one line at a time

(... is a kind of program ) (computer science) a program that controls a display for the user (usually on a computer monitor) and that allows the user to interact with the system

(... is a kind of program ) a program that helps in locating and correcting programming errors

(program is a part of ...) a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program

(program is a part of ...) (computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program

(program belongs to category ...) the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures

Definition 7: a document stating the aims and principles of a political party - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where program or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • their candidate simply ignored the party platform
  • they won the election even though they offered no positive program

Synonyms for program in the sense of this definition

(program is a kind of ...) writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)

(program is a part of ...) an endorsed policy in the platform of a political party

Definition 8: an integrated course of academic studies - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where program or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was admitted to a new program at the university

Synonyms for program in the sense of this definition

(program is a kind of ...) a message received and understood

(... is a kind of program ) a rapid and intense course of training or research (usually undertaken in an emergency)

"he took a crash course in Italian on his way to Italy" "his first job was a crash course in survival and in learning how to get along with people" "a crash programme is needed to create new jobs"

(... is a kind of program ) a program designed to teach literacy skills

(... is a kind of program ) a course of study leading to an academic degree

(program is a part of ...) a series of lectures dealing with a subject

Definition 9: arrange a program of or for - [verb of communication]

Samples where program or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • program the 80th birthday party

Synonyms for program in the sense of this definition

(program is a kind of ...) make a schedule; plan the time and place for events

"I scheduled an exam for this afternoon"

Definition 10: write a computer program - [verb of creation]

Synonyms for program in the sense of this definition

(program is a kind of ...) create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands

(... is a kind of program ) fix a computer program piecemeal until it works

"I'm not very good at hacking but I'll give it my best"

(program belongs to category ...) the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures

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