verb (used with object), ad·min·is·trat·ed, ad·min·is·trat·ing.
Origin of administrate
Related Words for administrategovern, dispense, execute, distribute, apportion, allocate, organize, run, oversee, manage, direct, superintend, supervise, dole, mete
Examples from the Web for administrate
Historical Examples of administrate
Does the president of the Bold Bucks pretend to administrate a court of honor?The Lion's Skin
If it isn't then we may as well cease any attempt to administrate the law!The Everett massacre
Walker C. Smith
He had within him the faculty to command, to administrate, to organize.Bella Donna
You do not want it, of course, and therefore it is only to be yours that you may administrate it in accordance to my wishes.The Light of Scarthey
Personally, although this is looking some way ahead, I would like to see the English take over and administrate the Congo.The Congo and Coasts of Africa
Richard Harding Davis
1630s, from Latin administratus, past participle of administrare (see administer). In modern use a back-formation from administration. Related: Administrated; administrating.