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operate

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1 operate

Direct or control; projects, businesses, etc..

synoniem: run.

Roget 662: apply a remedy etc. n.; doctor, dose, physic, nurse, minister to, attend, dress the wounds, plaster; drain; prevent ... meer laten zien

Roget 161: produce, perform, operate, do, make, gar, form, construct, fabricate, frame, contrive, manufacture; weave, ... meer laten zien

Roget 153: be the cause of etc. n .; originate; give origin to, give rise, to, give occasion to; cause, occasion, sow the seeds of, kindle, suscitate; bring on, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: beheren, houden, leiden, runnen



2 operate

Perform as expected when applied.

synoniemen: function, go, run, work.

Roget 170: be in action etc. adj.; operate, work; act, act upon; perform, play, support, sustain, strain, maintain, ... meer laten zien

Roget 680: do, perform, execute; achieve etc. (complete) 729; transact, enact; commit, perpetrate, inflict; exercise, prosecute, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: functioneren, werken

3 operate

Handle and cause to function:
— Do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol.

synoniem: control.

Nederlands: bedienen

4 operate

Perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense.

synoniemen: maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre.

Nederlands: aandrijven

5 operate

Keep engaged.

synoniemen: engage, lock, mesh.

6 operate

Perform surgery on:
— The doctors operated on the patient but failed to save his life.

synoniem: operate on.

Nederlands: draaien


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: act, angle, be caught short, be effective, be in action, be responsible for, be short, behave, belong, brew, bucket, bucketshop, cabal, carry on, carry out, carry through, chart a course, collude, complot, concoct ... meer laten zien.

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