administer verb (MANAGE)
- King Darius I is noteworthy for his administrative reforms, military conquests, and religious toleration.
- an administrative assistant
- The cost-cutting measures include streamlining administrative procedures in the company.
- This software claims to reduce administrative costs.
- The new study looks at the amount of time police officers spend on administrative tasks.
- We're engaging the services of a professional administrator.
- Our new administrator seems to be trying to stamp her authority on every aspect of the department.
- The new administrator in accounts is a real stunner.
- a college/hospital administrator
- Both teachers and administrators opposed the proposal to merge the two schools.
- Reputable charities spend the lion's share of donations on aid and a tiny fraction on administration.
- Eastern Slavonia is to revert to Croatian government rule next year after a transitional period under U.N. administration.
- Keeping noise levels low is the bane of airport administration.
- The new administration is still in the shakedown period.
- Hard-liners are expected to be purged from the administration.
administer verb (GIVE)