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.
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.
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.