Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To administer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. to administer
  • v. the act or function of providing maintenance and general housekeeping for computer systems, networks, peripheral equipment, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To administer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To administer; dispense; give; supply: as, “to administrate the sacraments,” Knox.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of

Etymologies

Latin administratus, past participle of administrare. (Wiktionary)

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