program etymology

English word program comes from Ancient Greek (to 1453) γράφω, Ancient Greek (to 1453) πρῶτος, French -gramme (-gram, -gramme.), Latin programma

Detailed word origin of program

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
γράφω Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
πρῶτος Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
-gramme French (fra) -gram, -gramme.
programma Latin (lat)
προγράφω Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
πρόγραμμα Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
programma Late Latin (LL)
programme French (fra) (computing) A software, a computer program. A leaflet listing information about a play, game or other activity.. A particular mindset or method of doing things.. A set of structured activities.
program English (eng) (transitive) To cause to automatically behave in a particular way.. (transitive) To develop (software) by writing program code.. (transitive) To enter a program or other instructions into (a computer or other electronic device) to instruct it to do a particular task.. (transitive) To put together the schedule of an event. (broadcasting) A performance of a show or other broadcast on radio or [...]

Words with the same origin as program

Descendants of γράφω
biography diagram geography graft gram grammar graphic logo para paragraph phaser photo photograph photographic photography porn porno pornography telegram true
Descendants of πρῶτος
protocol prototype