administrate

[ad-min-uh-streyt]

Origin of administrate

1630–40; < Latin administrātus, past participle of administrāre to administer; see -ate1
Related formssub·ad·min·is·trate, verb (used with object), sub·ad·min·is·trat·ed, sub·ad·min·is·trat·ing.
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administrate

verb
  1. to manage or direct (the affairs of a business, institution, etc)
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Word Origin and History for administrated

administrate

v.

1630s, from Latin administratus, past participle of administrare (see administer). In modern use a back-formation from administration. Related: Administrated; administrating.

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