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administer

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Edward M. Forster
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Verb

Infinitive
to administer

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to administer (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To cause to take, either by openly offering or through deceit.
    We administered the medicine to our dog by mixing it in his food.
  2. (transitive) To apportion out, as in administering justice.
  3. (transitive) To manage or supervise the conduct, performance or execution of; to govern or regulate the parameters for the conduct, performance or execution of; to work in an administrative capacity.
  4. (intransitive) To minister to, as in administering to the sick.

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