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operate on, operate
v. perform surgery on; "The doctors operated on the patient but failed to save his life"
v. happen; "What is going on in the minds of the people?"
manoeuvre, manoeuver, operate, maneuver
v. perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense
control, operate
v. handle and cause to function; "do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol"; "control the lever"
operate, lock, mesh, engage
v. keep engaged; "engaged the gears"
run, go, operate, work, function
v. perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore"
run, operate
v. direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.; "She is running a relief operation in the Sudan"
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call for, invite
v. request the participation or presence of; "The organizers invite submissions of papers for the conference"
undertake, contract
v. enter into a contractual arrangement
utilise, employ, apply, utilize, use
v. put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool?"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer"
exercise, exert
v. put to use; "exert one's power or influence"
palm, handle
v. touch, lift, or hold with the hands; "Don't handle the merchandise"
cut off, amputate
v. remove surgically; "amputate limbs"
get under one's skin, get
v. irritate; "Her childish behavior really get to me"; "His lying really gets me"
turn out, turn off, switch off, cut
v. cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch; "Turn off the stereo, please"; "cut the engine"; "turn out the lights"
v. be transplantable; "These delicate plants do not transplant easily"
act out, reenact, enact
v. act out; represent or perform as if in a play; "She reenacted what had happened earlier that day"
transfer, transplant
v. lift and reset in another soil or situation; "Transplant the young rice plants"
move into, go in, go into, get in, get into, come in, enter
v. to come or go into; "the boat entered an area of shallow marshes"
transfer, remove
v. shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes; "He removed his children to the countryside"; "Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city"; "remove a case to another court"
enlist, engage
v. hire for work or assistance; "engage aid, help, services, or support"
v. be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure
v. perform a function; "Who will perform the wedding?"
v. perform a function; "Who will perform the wedding?"
v. act in an official capacity in a ceremony or religious ritual, such as a wedding; "Who officiated at your wedding?"
move out, take out, remove
v. cause to leave; "The teacher took the children out of the classroom"
v. direct the taking of; "administer an exam"; "administer an oath"
handle, care, deal, manage
v. be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; "I can deal with this crew of workers"; "This blender can't handle nuts"; "She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old"
take care, mind
v. be in charge of or deal with; "She takes care of all the necessary arrangements"
lease, charter, hire, rent
v. hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
v. put into commission; equip for service; of ships
bear, carry, hold
v. support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright"
comport, behave
v. behave well or properly; "The children must learn to behave"
comport, behave
v. behave well or properly; "The children must learn to behave"
act, work
v. have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected; "The voting process doesn't work as well as people thought"; "How does your idea work in practice?"; "This method doesn't work"; "The breaks of my new car act quickly"; "The medicine works only if you take it with a lot of water"
rule, govern
v. exercise authority over; as of nations; "Who is governing the country now?"
v. behave in a certain way towards others; "He deals fairly with his employees"
pan out
v. be a success; "The idea panned out"
let go of, relinquish, release, let go
v. release, as from one's grip; "Let go of the door handle, please!"; "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall"
withdraw, disengage
v. release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles; "I want to disengage myself from his influence"; "disengage the gears"
misfunction, malfunction
v. fail to function or function improperly; "the coffee maker malfunctioned"
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