Administer

All possible synonyms of the word Administer as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Administer

Definition

  • direct the taking of; "administer an exam"; "administer an oath"

Synonyms

  • administer

Hypernyms

  • direct: be in charge of

Administer, dispense

Definition

  • give or apply (medications)

Synonyms

  • administer
  • dispense

Entailment

  • give, apply: give or convey physically; "She gave him First Aid"; "I gave him a punch in the nose"

Hypernyms

  • treat, care for: provide treatment for; "The doctor treated my broken leg"; "The nurses cared for the bomb victims"; "The patient must be treated right away or she will die"; "Treat the infection with antibiotics"

Topic domains

  • medicine, practice of medicine: the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries; "he studied medicine at Harvard"

Hyponyms

  • transfuse: give a transfusion (e.g., of blood) to
  • digitalize: administer digitalis such that the patient benefits maximally without getting adverse effects
  • inject, shoot: give an injection to; "We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"
  • give: give (as medicine); "I gave him the drug"

Distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out

Definition

  • 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"; "the machine dispenses soft drinks"

Synonyms

  • distribute
  • administer
  • mete out
  • deal
  • parcel out
  • lot
  • dispense
  • shell out
  • deal out
  • dish out
  • allot
  • dole out

Hypernyms

  • give: transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"

Hyponyms

  • assign, allot, portion: give out; "We were assigned new uniforms"
  • reallot: allot again; "They were realloted additional farm land"
  • deal: distribute cards to the players in a game; "Who's dealing?"
  • give, apply: give or convey physically; "She gave him First Aid"; "I gave him a punch in the nose"

Administer

Definition

  • perform (a church sacrament) ritually; "administer the last unction"

Synonyms

  • administer

Hypernyms

  • give, apply: give or convey physically; "She gave him First Aid"; "I gave him a punch in the nose"

Entailment

  • execute, put to death: kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment; "In some states, criminals are executed"

Hyponyms

  • insufflate: breathe or blow onto as a ritual or sacramental act, especially so as to symbolize the action of the Holy Spirit

Administer, administrate

Definition

  • work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of; "administer a program"; "she administers the funds"

Synonyms

  • administer
  • administrate

Hypernyms

  • manage, deal, care, handle: be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; "I can deal with this crew of workers"; "This blender can't handle nuts"; "She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old"

Hyponyms

  • pontificate: administer a pontifical office
  • oversee, supervise, superintend, manage: watch and direct; "Who is overseeing this project?"

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