Synonyms for administer

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ad-min-uh-ster
Phonetic Transcription : ædˈmɪn ə stər

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Définition of administer

Origin :
  • late 14c., administren, aministren "to manage as a steward," from Old French amenistrer "help, aid, be of service to" (12c., Modern French administrer, the -d- restored 16c.), and directly from Latin administrare "manage, control, guide, superintend; rule direct," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + ministrare "serve" (see minister (v.)). Used of medicine, etc., "to give," from 1540s. Related: Administered; administering.
  • verb manage an organization or effort
  • verb dispense something needed
Example sentences :
  • They administer stinging rebukes that leave the adversary writhing.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Her first duty was clearly to administer to his comfort, and that was precisely what she would do.
  • Extract from : « Dust » by Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
  • “What we want is to administer a tonic to the Conference in Milan,” he said airily.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • There was no one else to administer judgment, and Mrs. Wilson felt the necessity.
  • Extract from : « Meadow Grass » by Alice Brown
  • The Barnacle family had for some time helped to administer the Circumlocution Office.
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • Before she slept, I said, he must administer an antidote to Coates's poison.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • Be calm, and I will administer a remedy more appropriate to your wrongs.
  • Extract from : « Imogen » by William Godwin
  • Nor did Marion forget to administer a share to James, who was not a little in want of it.
  • Extract from : « Salted With Fire » by George MacDonald
  • She was on her feet in an instant, bending over him ready to administer the drugs Doc.
  • Extract from : « The Night Riders » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • Asaph, who had leaned forward to administer it, was frowning and shaking his head.
  • Extract from : « Cy Whittaker's Place » by Joseph C. Lincoln

Antonyms for administer

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