Meaning | A precise rule (or set of rules) specifying how to solve some problem. |
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Synonyms | algorithmic rule, algorithmic program |
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Narrower | sorting algorithm | An algorithm for sorting a list |
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stemmer, stemming algorithm | An algorithm for removing inflectional and derivational endings in order to reduce word forms to a common stem |

Broader | rule, formula | (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems |
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Spanish | algoritmo |
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Catalan | algorisme, algoritme |
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Adjectives | algorithmic | of or relating to or having the characteristics / characteristics of an algorithm |
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