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administer   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 әdˋmInәstZ 〕


〔 әdˊministә 〕

Overview of verb administer

The verb administer has 5 senses

  • administer, administrate -- (work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of; "administer a program"; "she administers the funds")

  • administer -- (perform (a church sacrament) ritually; "administer the last unction")

  • distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out -- (administer or bestow, as in small portions; "administer critical remarks to everyone present"; "dole out some money"; "shell out pocket money for the children"; "deal a blow to someone"; "the machine dispenses soft drinks")

  • administer, dispense -- (give or apply (medications))

  • administer -- (direct the taking of; "administer an exam"; "administer an oath")