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  • verbperform, function
  • verbmanage, use
  • verbperform surgery

synonyms for operates

  • achieve
  • act
  • complete
  • conduct
  • do
  • engage
  • keep
  • move
  • produce
  • promote
  • run
  • serve
  • take
  • transport
  • work
  • accomplish
  • advance
  • behave
  • bend
  • benefit
  • burn
  • click
  • compel
  • concern
  • contact
  • contrive
  • convey
  • cook
  • determine
  • direct
  • enforce
  • exert
  • finish
  • fulfill
  • go
  • hit
  • hum
  • influence
  • lift
  • ordain
  • percolate
  • proceed
  • progress
  • react
  • revolve
  • roll
  • spin
  • tick
  • turn
  • act on
  • be in action
  • bring about
  • carry on
  • get results
  • produce a result

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    How to use operates in a sentence

    If a subscription has not been completed, death operates as a revocation and the subscriber's estate is not held for the amount.
    PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
    If nothing is done during infancy inaction operates generally as an affirmation.
    PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
    The underground water operates solely to promote certain changes which take place in the mineral realm.
    OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
    There is nothing in the evidence to show that thinking is a special kind of activity, which operates now and then.
    JOHN DEWEY'S LOGICAL THEORYDELTON THOMAS HOWARD
    What are called the laws of nature are nothing more nor less than the fixed method by which this spiritual matter operates.
    THE KINGDOM OF GOD, PART 1ORSON PRATT
    Whatever operates to strengthen and elevate the teacher's position, therefore, must be a gain.
    LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCEVARIOUS
    The firm now operates five large paper mills in West Fitchburg.
    THE BAY STATE MONTHLY, VOL. II, NO. 6, MARCH, 1885VARIOUS
    He occupies the old tavern as a private residence, and operates the fertile farm attached to it.
    THE OLD PIKETHOMAS B. SEARIGHT
    James Daniel, wig-maker and hairdresser also operates on the teeth, a business so necessary in this city.
    THE OLD FURNITURE BOOKN. HUDSON MOORE
    This clause, however, operates only in cases of desertion,—a charge easily evaded.
    THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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