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administer

 
Verb administer has 4 senses
  1. administer, administrate - work in an administrative capacity; supervise; "administer a program"
    --1 is one way to manage, deal, care, handle
    Derived forms: noun administration4, noun administration2, noun administration1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  2. administer - administer ritually; of church sacraments
    --2 is one way to
    give, apply
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  3. distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out - administer or bestow, as in small portions; "administer critical remarks to everyone present"; "dole out some money"; "shell out pocket money for the children"; "deal a blow to someone"
    --3 is one way to give
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  4. administer, dispense - give or apply (medications)
    --4 is one way to treat, care for
    Derived form: noun administration3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
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