verb (used with object), ad·min·is·trat·ed, ad·min·is·trat·ing.
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Origin of administrate
OTHER WORDS FROM administratesub·ad·min·is·trate, verb (used with object), sub·ad·min·is·trat·ed, sub·ad·min·is·trat·ing.
Example sentences from the Web for administrate
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.
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.