• Pronunciation of administer: AH0 D M IH1 N AH0 S T ER0 (æd'mɪnɪstər)

  • Number of syllables of administer: 4

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  • Definition of administer

    • (v): give or apply (medications)  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): administer ritually; of church sacraments  
    • (v): work in an administrative capacity; supervise; "administer a program"  
  • Examples of administer

    • Mestizos inherited the privilege of helping the Spanish administer the country.  
    • The law created the NRA to administer the act.  
    • They administer this affluence for the benefit of all.  
    • The former enabled the King to effectively administer royal demesne land.  
    • Your job is to administer this site.  
    • Failure of the EPA to administer the law.  
    • You administer the vaccines in a fleshy part of the body.  
    • It was created in order to administer the annuity given to the schools.  
    • The members of the association administer the school on a voluntary basis.  
    • They also administer immunization and regular weighing of children.  

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