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The word administrate and its family (administrates, administration, administrations, administrative, administratively, administrator, administrators) are included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

Definition of the verb administrate

What does administrate mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: administrated | administrating | administrates

  1. work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of

Alternative definition of the verb administrate

verb

  1. to administer
  2. [computing] the act or function of providing maintenance and general housekeeping for computer systems, networks, peripheral equipment, etc.

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Google previewA voyage round the world. (Vol. 3 tr. by A. and H. Stephenson). (1872)

by Ludovic Beauvoir (marq. de.)

Returning home we passed the Yamen, the residence of the local governor Tao- tai ; as in the far East the authorities cannot appear without all the apparatus attendant upon punishment, and, as to administrate means to punish, the prison ...

Google previewPekin, Jeddo, and San Francisco (1872)

The Conclusion of a Voyage Round the World by Ludovic marquis de Beauvoir

Returning home we passed the Yamen, the residence of the local governor Tao- tai ; as in the far East the authorities cannot appear without all the apparatus attendant upon punishment, and, as to administrate means to punish, the prison ...

Google previewAppendix to Journals of Senate and Assembly ... of the Legislature (1919)

by Nevada. Legislature

Its administrate is a rather delicate matter requiring the services of a veterinarian T some one skilled in such procedures. Any one desiring to undertake the treatment of exposed animals by tiis method should bear in mind that it should be ...

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

administrate is an objectionable back-formation from administration; it should be avoided as a needless variant of administer. E.g.: “By the same reasoning, the legislature could delegate the power to promulgate regulations having the force ...

Google previewFowler's Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

by Fellow of the British Academy and Senior Research Fellow Jeremy Butterfield, Jeremy Butterfield

administer, administrate. For many centuries, the normal word corresponding to ...

Google previewDictionary of Confusable Words (2013)

by Adrian Room

adjoining see adjacent adjure see abjure administer/administrate Both verbs can be used in the sense of managing or controlling something, though administer is more common: 'It is the job of judges to administer the law, but there are also ...

Google previewFowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield

administer, administrate. 1 administrate. In the meaning 'manage and be responsible for the running of' something, inspires fear and loathing in editors or others alert to the intricacies of English usage. That consummate wordsmith ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Words and Phrases Used in Ancient and Modern Law (2000)

by Arthur English

Administrate. Capable of being administered. Administratio ad colligendum. Administration for the purpose of collecting and preserving goods ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

They have the same effects in medicine, when inwardly administrated to animal bodies. Woodward. * ADMINISTRATION, n. /. [administrate, Lat.] 1. The aft of administering or conducting ' any employment ; as, the conducting the publick affairs ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2010)

The Classic First Edition by H. W. Fowler, David Crystal

Needless lengthenings of established words due to oversight or caprice : administrate (administer); assertative (assertive); contumacity (contumacy); cultivatable (cultivable) ; dampen (damp, v.); dubiety (doubt); epistolatory ( epistolary); ...

Google previewThe Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (2009)

by Sidney L. Landau

manage, boss, direct, oversee, control, superintend, supervise, execute, administrate, conduct, preside over. 2 provide, give, apply, treat, dispense, mete out, serve, ...

Google previewThe Ladies' Lexicon and Parlour Companion (1835)

Containing Nearly Every Word in the English Language ... by William Grimshaw

administrate. ADMINISTRATE, v. To act as a minister or agent, pr. par.

Google previewA new spelling, pronouncing, and explanatory dictionary of the English language ... With an appendix, containing an account of the heathen gods and goddesses, ancient heroes, etc (1810)

by William SCOTT (Teacher of Elocution.)

ade "quate", equal to, proportionate Administrate, v. administrate, to administer. Ad' equately, ad, ad'e'quate-lys, in an adequate manner - [adequate Ad'equateness, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1828)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals by Samuel Johnson

[administrate, Lat.] 1. The act of administering or conducting any employment. Shakspeare. 3. The active or executive part of government. Swift. 3. Those to whom the care of public affairs is comitted. 4. Distribution; exhibition; dispensation.

Google previewBachiesichang Dictionary of English Errors (2013)

by King Sulleyman D. Bachiesichang

adders addressable addressing addition adequate adhering addition amendment administration administrate administration administrative administrator admissibility admissible admitted admitting admit and annouce annoucement annuled ...

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Administrate Meaning

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Scrabble value of A1D2M3I1N1I1S1T1R1A1T1E1

The value of this 12-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of ADMINISTRATE

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