Translation of "administer" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb (GIVE) uk us /ədˈmɪn.ɪ.stər/ US  /-stɚ/

[ T ] formal to cause someone to receive something

to administer medicine/punishment/relief 給藥/施加懲罰/發放救濟品
Tests will be administered to schoolchildren at seven, twelve and sixteen years. 7歲、12歲和16歲的學生將接受測試。
figurative The latest opinion polls have administered a severe blow to the party. 最新的民意調查結果對該黨來說是當頭一棒。
administer an oath to sb formal

to be present while someone says an oath (= formal promise) officially


(Translation of “administer verb (GIVE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)