verb (used with object), ad·min·is·trat·ed, ad·min·is·trat·ing.
- administered price,
- administration order,
- administration, public,
- administrative assistant
Origin of administrate
Examples from the Web for administrate
The chamber will want before long to administrate, and the administrators will want to legislate.
If it isn't then we may as well cease any attempt to administrate the law!The Everett massacre|Walker C. Smith
The government will try to administrate and the administrators will want to govern, and so it will go on.
He had within him the faculty to command, to administrate, to organize.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
Does the president of the Bold Bucks pretend to administrate a court of honor?The Lion's Skin|Rafael Sabatini
1630s, from Latin administratus, past participle of administrare (see administer). In modern use a back-formation from administration. Related: Administrated; administrating.