Übersetzung von “operate” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

operate

verboperate /ˈɒpəˌreɪt/
intransitive (of a machine) to work correctly
fonctionner

The vending machine was not operating.
Le distributeur automatique ne fonctionnait pas.
transitive to control a machine to make it do its job
conduire

He operates a crane for the construction company.
Il conduit une grue pour la société de construction.
intransitive to perform a medical procedure that involves cutting into sb's body
opérer

We will need to operate if she does not improve.
Nous allons devoir opérer si elle ne vas pas mieux.

They had to operate on my father / his heart.
Ils ont dû l'opérer / opérer mon père du cœur.
transitive-intransitive to be doing business, or making a company do business
exploiter , (faire) fonctionner

What permits do I need to operate a hot dog stand in the State of Georgia?
De quelles autorisations ai-je besoin pour exploiter un stand de hot-dogs dans l'état de Géorgie ?

We've been operating as a charity since 2001.
Nous fonctionnons comme organisation caritative depuis 2001.

(Übersetzung von “operate” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

operate

verb /ˈopəreit/

to act or work

marcher, fonctionner
The sewing-machine isn’t operating properly.

to do or perform a surgical operation

opérer
The surgeon operated on her for appendicitis.
operation noun

an action or process, especially when planned

opération
a rescue operation.

the process of working

marche, fonctionnement
Our plan is now in operation.

the act of surgically cutting a part of the body in order to cure disease

opération
an operation for appendicitis.

(often in plural ) the movement, fighting etc of armies

opération
The general was in command of operations in the north.
operational adjective

in good working order

opérationnel, en état de marche
The lift is now operational.
operative /-rətiv, (American) -reitiv/ adjective

in action, having effect

en vigueur
Many old laws are still operative.
operator noun

a person who works a machine

opérateur/-trice
a crane operator.

a person who connects telephone calls

téléphoniste
Ask the operator to connect you to that number.
operating room noun

(sometimes theatre) the room in a hospital in which operations are performed.

salle d’opération, bloc opératoire

(Übersetzung von “operate” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)