programme

verb pro·gramme
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

chiefly British spelling of

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 violence
  • —Lisa A. Richette



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