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Programmed or Programed – What’s the difference?

Programmed or Programed - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between programmed and programed is that programmed is (program) while programed is .





  • (program)
  • (programme)

  • program


    Alternative forms

    * programme (see usage notes)


    (en noun )

  • A set of structured activities.
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  • A leaflet listing information about a play, game or other activity.
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  • A performance of a show or other broadcast on radio or television.
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  • (lb) A software application, or a collection of software applications, designed to perform a specific task.
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  • A particular mindset or method of doing things.
  • *Ellis in the movie Die Hard
  • *:Come on, John, why don’t you get with the program and tell him where the detonators are?
  • Usage notes

    * Usage of program” and ”programme :
    ** US: program is the only spelling normally used.
    ** UK: programme” is used in all cases except for computer code, in which case ”program” is generally used. Older sources may use ”programme for computer code.
    ** Canada: both program” and ”programme” are used, but ”programme is more common.
    ** Australia: program” is endorsed by the Australian government, but ”programme is most common.
    ** New Zealand: programme” is favoured by New Zealand dictionaries, and is endorsed by government usage; ”program is rarely seen outside the computing meaning.


    * (leaflet): playbill (for a play )
    * (software application): application

    Derived terms

    * programme block
    * program counter
    * program evaluation and review technique
    * program guide
    * program music
    * program slicer
    * program trading



  • To enter a program or other instructions into (a computer or other electronic device) to instruct it to do a particular task.
  • * He programmed the DVR to record his favorite show.
  • To develop (software) by writing program code.
  • I programmed a small game as a demonstration.
  • To put together the schedule of an event.
  • * Mary will program Tuesday’s festivities.
  • To cause to automatically behave in a particular way.
  • * The lab rat was programmed to press the lever when the bell rang.
  • programed




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