Complete Definition of "administer"

English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-administer.ogg|Audio (US)

Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive To cause to take, either by openly offering or through deceit.

#:We administered the medicine to our dog by mixing it in his food.

  1. transitive To apportion out, as in administering justice.
  2. transitive To work in an administrative capacity; to supervise the conduct of.
  3. intransitive To minister to, as in administering to the sick.

Derived terms
administration
administrative
administrator

Translations
trans-top|To cause to take by openly offering or through deceit
German: darreichen, verabreichen
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trans-top|To work in an administrative capacity; to supervise
Czech: spravovat
Finnish: hallita, johtaa; hallinnoida
Greek: t|el|διοικÏ|sc=Grek (dioikó)
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Japanese: 管çãã (kanri suru)
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