programme

verb

pro·​gramme

chiefly British spelling of program

transitive verb

1
a
: to arrange or furnish a program of or for : bill
b
: to enter in a program
2
: to work out a sequence of operations to be performed by (a mechanism, such as a computer) : to provide with a program
3
a
: to insert a program for (a particular action) into or as if into a mechanism (such as a computer)
b
: to control by or as if by a program
c(1)
: to code in an organism's program
(2)
: to provide with a biological program
cells programmed to synthesize hemoglobin
4
: to predetermine the thinking, behavior, or operations of as if by computer programming
children are programmed into violenceLisa A. Richette

Examples of programme in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Engineers have hit upon similar solutions when trying to programme independent robots that can find their own way around. Ed Yong, Discover Magazine, 8 Oct. 2012

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programme

pro·​gramme

chiefly British variant of program

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