administrate
verb (-trated; -trating) Etymology: Latin administratus, past participle of administrare Date: 1550 administer

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  • administrate — ad·min·is·trate /əd mi nə ˌstrāt/ vb trat·ed, trat·ing: administer Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. administrate …   Law dictionary

  • administrate — ad‧min‧i‧strate [ədˈmɪnstreɪt] verb [transitive] another word for administer1: • The system controls personnel records and administrates the payroll. * * * administrate UK US /ədˈmɪnɪstreɪt/ verb [T] ► ADMINISTER(Cf …   Financial and business terms

  • Administrate — Ad*min is*trate, v. t. [L. administratus, p. p. of administrare.] To administer. [R.] Milman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • administrate — (v.) 1630s, from L. administratus, pp. of administrare (see ADMINISTER (Cf. administer)). In modern use a back formation from administration. Related: Administrated; administrating …   Etymology dictionary

  • administrate — ► VERB ▪ administer; carry out administration. DERIVATIVES administrative adjective administrator noun …   English terms dictionary

  • administrate — [ad min′is trāt΄, ədmin′is trāt΄] vt. administrated, administrating to manage or direct; administer …   English World dictionary

  • administrate — administer, administrate For many centuries, the normal word corresponding to administration and meaning ‘to manage (affairs)’ has been administer • (The Rezzoris were minor Austrian gentry administering the outposts of empire London Review of… …   Modern English usage

  • administrate — verb a) to administer Example: The job is to administrate the network. b) the act or function of providing maintenance and general housekeeping for computer systems, networks, peripheral equipment, etc …   Wiktionary

  • administrate — /ad min euh strayt /, v.t., administrated, administrating. to administer. [1630 40; < L administratus, ptp. of administrare to ADMINISTER; see ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • administrate — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To have charge of (the affairs of others): administer, direct, govern, head, manage, run, superintend, supervise. See OVER. 2. To oversee the provision or execution of: administer, carry out, dispense, execute. See… …   English dictionary for students

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