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Synonyms for administer

Synonyms for (verb) administer

Synonyms: administer, dispense Definition: give or apply (medications)

Similar words: treat, care for Definition: provide treatment for Usage: The doctor treated my broken leg; The nurses cared for the bomb victims; The patient must be treated right away or she will die; Treat the infection with antibiotics

Synonyms: distribute, dole out, deal, deal out, dish out, dispense, allot, administer, parcel out, shell out, mete out, lot Definition: administer or bestow, as in small portions Usage: administer critical remarks to everyone present; dole out some money; shell out pocket money for the children; deal a blow to someone; the machine dispenses soft drinks

Similar words: give Definition: transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody Usage: I gave her my money; can you give me lessons?; She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care

Synonyms: administer Definition: perform (a church sacrament) ritually Usage: administer the last unction

Similar words: apply, give Definition: give or convey physically Usage: She gave him First Aid; I gave him a punch in the nose

Synonyms: administer, administrate Definition: work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of Usage: administer a program; she administers the funds

Similar words: deal, handle, manage, care Definition: be in charge of, act on, or dispose of Usage: I can deal with this crew of workers; This blender can't handle nuts; She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

Synonyms: administer Definition: direct the taking of Usage: administer an exam; administer an oath

Similar words: direct Definition: be in charge of