Administer - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ədˈmɪnɪstər|  American pronunciation of the word administer
Brit.  |ədˈmɪnɪstə|  British pronunciation of the word administer


- work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of (syn: administrate)
administer a program
she administers the funds
- perform (a church sacrament) ritually
administer the last unction
- administer or bestow, as in small portions (syn: allot, deal, dish out, dispense, distribute, lot, shell out)
administer critical remarks to everyone present
- give or apply (medications) (syn: dispense)
- direct the taking of
administer an exam
administer an oath

Extra examples

As a cost-saving measure, voters have elected to have the two towns administered jointly.

The UN personnel are there to help administer the territory.

She's been hired to administer the fund.

The assistant will administer the test.

The money will be administered by local charities.

Our office administers the affairs of the Society.

It is not the job of the police to administer justice; that falls to the courts.

Pillai had responsibility for administering to the needs of half a million people.

The test was administered to all 11-year-olds.

Painkillers were administered to the boy.

This unit teaches students how to administer First Aid.

The oath was administered to him.

The King commissioned new judges to administer justice.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: administer
he/she/it: administers
present participle: administering
past tense: administered
past participle: administered
Current translation version is made automatically. You can suggest your own version. Changes will take effect after the administrator approves them.
Original text in English:
Our translation to English:
Community translations to English:
    This feature is allowed to authorized users only.
    Please, register on our website at registration page. After registration you can log in and use that feature.
    Registration   Login   Home