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  Definition of Administer
  1. give or apply (medications)
  2. 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"
  3. administer ritually; of church sacraments
  4. work in an administrative capacity; supervise; "administer a program"
Similar Words: dispense, distribute, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out, administrate

 

Hyponyms: transfuse, digitalize, inject, shoot, give, assign, allot, portion, reallot, deal, apply, insufflate, pontificate, oversee, supervise, superintend, manage

 

Entailments: give, apply, execute, put to death

 

Derivational Morphology: dispensary, dispensation, administration, giving medication, allotment, apportionment, apportioning, allocation, parceling, parcelling, assignation, dispenser, deal, distribution, allocator, distributor, distributer, electrical distributor, administrator, executive, decision maker, presidency, presidential term, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisation, disposal

 

Anagrams: mastermind

 

 
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