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Synonyms for operation

Synonyms for (noun) operation

Synonyms: operation Definition: the activity of operating something (a machine or business etc.) Usage: her smooth operation of the vehicle gave us a surprisingly comfortable ride

Similar words: activity Definition: any specific behavior Usage: they avoided all recreational activity

Synonyms: operation Definition: a planned activity involving many people performing various actions Usage: they organized a rescue operation; the biggest police operation in French history; running a restaurant is quite an operation; consolidate the companies various operations

Similar words: activity Definition: any specific behavior Usage: they avoided all recreational activity

Synonyms: operation, procedure Definition: a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work Usage: the operations in building a house; certain machine tool operations

Similar words: work Definition: activity directed toward making or doing something Usage: she checked several points needing further work

Synonyms: surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, operation Definition: a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body Usage: they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available; he died while undergoing surgery

Similar words: medical procedure Definition: a procedure employed by medical or dental practitioners

Synonyms: operation, mathematical operation, mathematical process Definition: (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods Usage: the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation; they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic

Similar words: computing, computation, calculation Definition: the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods

Synonyms: military operation, operation Definition: activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign) Usage: it was a joint operation of the navy and air force

Similar words: activity Definition: any specific behavior Usage: they avoided all recreational activity

Synonyms: operation Definition: a business especially one run on a large scale Usage: a large-scale farming operation; a multinational operation; they paid taxes on every stage of the operation; they had to consolidate their operations

Similar words: business activity, commercial activity Definition: activity undertaken as part of a commercial enterprise

Synonyms: cognitive operation, cognitive process, operation, mental process, process Definition: (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents Usage: the process of thinking; the cognitive operation of remembering

Similar words: noesis, knowledge, cognition Definition: the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning

Synonyms: operation Definition: (computer science) data processing in which the result is completely specified by a rule (especially the processing that results from a single instruction) Usage: it can perform millions of operations per second

Similar words: data processing Definition: (computer science) a series of operations on data by a computer in order to retrieve or transform or classify information

Synonyms: operation, performance, functioning Definition: process or manner of functioning or operating Usage: the power of its engine determines its operation; the plane's operation in high winds; they compared the cooking performance of each oven; the jet's performance conformed to high standards

Similar words: physical process, process Definition: a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states Usage: events now in process; the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls

Synonyms: operation Definition: the state of being in effect or being operative Usage: that rule is no longer in operation

Similar words: action, activeness, activity Definition: the state of being active Usage: his sphere of activity; he is out of action