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operate

synonym (synonym of operate)

  • (verb.social)
    direct or control; projects, businesses, etc. (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    perform as expected when applied (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    handle and cause to function (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.change)
    happen (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    keep engaged (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.body)
    perform surgery on (verb.body)
     

antonym (antonym of operate)

  • (verb.contact)
    release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    fail to function or function improperly (verb.contact)
     

hypernym (operate IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • direct or control; projects, businesses, etc. (verb.social)
    be in charge of (verb.social)
     
  • handle and cause to function (verb.contact)
    hold something in one's hands and move it (verb.contact)
     
  • happen (verb.change)
    come to pass (verb.change)
     
  • keep engaged (verb.contact)
    cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense (verb.motion)
     
  • perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense (verb.competition)
    have a turn; make one's move in a game (verb.competition)
     
  • perform surgery on (verb.body)
    provide treatment for (verb.body)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF operate relation)

  • direct or control; projects, businesses, etc. (verb.social)
    conduct financial operations, often in an unethical manner (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    operate in or through (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    run on a block system (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    run until the normal working temperature is reached (verb.social)
     
  • handle and cause to function (verb.contact)
    operate simultaneously (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    operate a dial to select a telephone number (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    alter the functioning or setting of (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    control a submarine (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    operate (machinery) by a treadle (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    control or operate by relay (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    control with a valve or other device that functions like a gate (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    operate the pedals on a keyboard instrument (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    operate or control a vehicle (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    operate an airplane (verb.motion)
     
  • keep engaged (verb.contact)
    cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot (verb.contact)
     
  • perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense (verb.competition)
    compete (for an advantage or a position) (verb.competition)
     
  • perform as expected when applied (verb.contact)
    do double duty; serve two purposes or have two functions (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    begin operating or running (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    be operating, running or functioning (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    function as a cutting instrument (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.social)
    be used by; as of a utility (verb.social)
     
  • perform surgery on (verb.body)
    make infertile (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.body)
    perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.body)
    operate on with a trephine (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.body)
    practice venesection (verb.body)
     

verb group (operate is verb group of ....)

  • handle and cause to function (verb.contact)
    have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of (verb.cognition)
     
  • perform as expected when applied (verb.contact)
    be operating, running or functioning (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.social)
    operate in or through (verb.social)
     

derivation (.... is derived from operate)

  • direct or control; projects, businesses, etc. (verb.social)
    the act of administering or being in charge of something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who owns or operates a business (noun.person)
     
  • handle and cause to function (verb.contact)
    the activity of operating something (a machine or business etc.) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.person)
    an agent that operates some apparatus or machine (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing (adj.all)
     
  • happen (verb.change)
    (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents (noun.cognition)
     
  • keep engaged (verb.contact)
    the act of interlocking or meshing (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.event)
    contact by fitting together (noun.event)
     
  • perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense (verb.competition)
    activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a military training exercise (noun.act)
     
  • perform as expected when applied (verb.contact)
    a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.process)
    process or manner of functioning or operating (noun.process)
     
  • (adj.all)
    having influence or producing an effect (adj.all)
     
  • perform surgery on (verb.body)
    a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body (noun.act)
     
  • (adj.all)
    relating to or requiring or amenable to treatment by surgery especially as opposed to medicine (adj.all)
     

domain category (operate is domain category of ....)

  • (noun.act)
    the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases a more.. (noun.act)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym verb group derivation domain category run function control maneuver break develop disengage withdraw malfunction misfunction care for treat come about fall out go move desex desexualise face-lift lift trephine venesect control master run work operation surgery operative surgical cognitive operation cognitive process medicine practice of medicine

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