What is another word for administer?

5486 synonyms found


[ ɐdmˈɪnɪstə], [ ɐdmˈɪnɪstə], [ ɐ_d_m_ˈɪ_n_ɪ_s_t_ə]

Administer is a common word used to describe the act of managing or supervising something. However, it is not the only option available to express this meaning. Synonyms for administer include oversee, supervise, manage, direct, control, run, handle, operate, govern, regulate and conduct. Each of these words has a slightly different connotation and usage, but all share the basic meaning of being in charge of or responsible for something. Choosing the right synonym for administer depends on the context and emphasis of the sentence. By using synonyms, you can add variety and nuance to your writing and avoid repetitive language.

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What are the opposite words for administer?

Administer is the act of managing or directing something, but sometimes we may need to express the opposite meaning of this word. Here are some common antonyms for administer: 1. Obey: to comply with orders or rules. 2. Rebel: to resist or oppose authority. 3. Neglect: to fail to take care of or attend to something. 4. Abandon: to give up or desert something or someone. 5. Disobey: to refuse to obey instructions. 6. Disorganize: to cause chaos or confusion. 7. Mess up: to make a mistake or mishandle something. Remember, antonyms can provide a powerful contrast in language and help in conveying a more specific meaning.

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Usage examples for Administer

In every village and settlement, no matter how small, there are always Jews who are ready and eager to administer to this base appetite, and to rob the poor ignorant people of both health and money.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
Here you shall remain; without," added she, in an accent of supreme contempt, "your counsel and direction shall be sought after by the high and mighty individuals who are so soon to administer the affairs of this nation."
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
I'll have to order him to administer an antidote to himself.
"Fair and Warmer"
E. G. von Wald

Famous quotes with Administer

  • So as soon as the land was worth something and there was money in the bank, all of a sudden everybody got interested in non-discrimination, in who's really going to administer this stuff.
    Neil Abercrombie
  • The 'transition' involves the transfer of power from one president to another. In recent times, the incoming President has designated a Director of the Transition, a team leader, to oversee and administer the orderly transfer of power.
    Richard V. Allen
  • We have an obligation to live in harmony with creation, with our capital... with God's creation. And we need to administer and work that very carefully.
    Bruce Babbitt
  • I find it exhausting to administer a magazine without an office or paid staff.
    John Barton
  • Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.
    Andrew Carnegie

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