Definition of debug
1 : to remove insects from
2 : to eliminate errors in or malfunctions of debug a computer program
3 : to remove a concealed microphone or wiretapping device from
Examples of debug in a sentence
She's been hired to write and debug computer programs.
the computer program ran much faster after it was debugged
First Known Use of debug
DEBUG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of debug for English Language Learners
: to remove the mistakes from (something, such as a computer program)
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