Definition of software in English:


Syllabification: soft·ware
Pronunciation: /ˈsôftˌwe(ə)r


  • The programs and other operating information used by a computer. Compare with hardware.
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    • These lapses have nothing to do with the operating system or software being used.
    • The suspect is in charge of data input and software operations at a company, police said.
    • The software means that computers can treat voice in the same way as text, or any other form of data.

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