Synonyms for administering

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

Top 10 synonyms for administering Other synonyms for the word administering

Définition of administering

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 :
  • But I have not what is necessary for administering the last sacraments.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • That justice it is my joy to feel that my hand has brought its administering about.
  • Extract from : « The Golden Woman » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • Administering reproof and punishment for offences as they occur.
  • Extract from : « The Teacher » by Jacob Abbott
  • Fuseli thought the occasion a worthy one for administering a rebuke.
  • Extract from : « Art in England » by Dutton Cook
  • A more insulting method of administering a rebuke could not have been devised.
  • Extract from : « John Quincy Adams » by John. T. Morse
  • I actually wound up by administering some sal-volatile to her.'
  • Extract from : « Robert Elsmere » by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • He had a most efficacious method of administering consolation.
  • Extract from : « My Ten Years' Imprisonment » by Silvio Pellico
  • Some notes on the best method of administering these principles.
  • Extract from : « The Settlement of Wage Disputes » by Herbert Feis
  • The rules of administering this potency are the same as those for the exhibition of the 30th.
  • Extract from : « Apis Mellifica » by C. W. Wolf
  • It is his estate which Farrington is supposed to be administering.
  • Extract from : « The Secret House » by Edgar Wallace

Antonyms for administering

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