- sub·ad·min·is·trate, verb (used with object), sub·ad·min·is·trat·ed, sub·ad·min·is·trat·ing.
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How to use administrate in a sentence
But the mother was wise, and aware of the clanger, kept in her own hands the administrating of the medicine.Weighed and Wanting | George MacDonald
He had all the drains up and most of the garden with them, and stood administrative on heaps—administrating whisky to the workmen.Tono Bungay | H. G. Wells
Whether the stream shall be a curse or a blessing, depends upon man's labour, and administrating intelligence.Unto This Last and Other Essays on Political Economy | John Ruskin
I am complaining bitterly to others, I should be administrating comfort; but even this is one way of comfort.Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Vol. I (of 2) | Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The work of starting and administrating the societies is seldom paid, and many farmers give much time to it gratuitously.
British Dictionary definitions for administrate
to manage or direct (the affairs of a business, institution, etc)
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