n. A listing of the order of events and other pertinent information for a public presentation.n. The presentation itself: a program of piano pieces. n. A scheduled radio or television show.n. An ordered list of events to take place or procedures to be followed; a schedule: a program of physical therapy for a convalescent. n. A system of services, opportunities, or projects, usually designed to meet a social need: "Working parents rely on the center's after-school latchkey program” ( New York Times). n. A course of academic study; a curriculum.n. A plan or system of academic and related or ancillary activities: a work-study program. n. A plan or system of nonacademic extracurricular activities: the football program. n. A set of coded instructions that enables a machine, especially a computer, to perform a desired sequence of operations.n. An instruction sequence in programmed instruction.v. To include or schedule in a program: program a new musical composition. v. To design a program for; schedule the activities of.v. To provide (a machine) with a set of coded working instructions.v. To train to perform automatically in a desired way, as if programming a machine: programmed the children to use perfect table manners. v. To prepare an instructional sequence for (material to be taught) in programmed instruction.