Definition of software in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsôf(t)wer/


The programs and other operating information used by a computer. Compare with hardware.
Example sentences
  • 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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