of or concerned with administration; administrative:
to manage (affairs, a government, etc.); have executive charge of: to administer the law. to bring into use or operation: to administer justice; to administer last rites. to make application of; give: to administer medicine. to supervise the formal taking of (an oath or the like). Law. to manage or dispose of, as a decedent’s […]
capable of being : a bureaucracy so vast that it’s no longer administrable.
to . Historical Examples Personally, although this is looking some way ahead, I would like to see the English take over and administrate the Congo. The Congo and Coasts of Africa Richard Harding Davis Does the president of the Bold Bucks pretend to administrate a court of honor? The Lion’s Skin Rafael Sabatini The government […]
to . Historical Examples The society is administrated by lay people, of whom the present officers are: MM. Montreal 1535-1914, Volume II (of 2) William Henry Atherton Pedro de Merida, canon of Palencia, administrated until the arrival of the archbishop. The History of the Inquisition of Spain from the Time of its Establishment to the […]