Definition for operation

noun as in business concern

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affair, deal, enterprise, transaction

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proceeding, undertaking

noun as in surgical procedure

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biopsy, excision

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Example Sentences

Canix is designed for commercial operations that have a cannabis license.

It was only in 2018 that Spotify and Deezer launched operations in North Africa, within months of each other.

From Ozy

Amazon Prime, which didn’t evolve from a brick-and-mortar operation, isn’t comparable here.

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This places more traction on the drill and helps with the operation of the kit.

Brands have embraced more experimental approaches, and built flexibility into their operations.

From Digiday

But they say its effect on the regular daily operation of organized crime has been negligible.

Their leader, Njie, still going by “Dave” during the operation, would stay a safe distance away until the State House was secure.

American lawmakers were quick to praise the military operation.

The campaign was known to palace insiders as “Operation Mrs. PB.”

As night fell, the rescue operation slowed and sea conditions worsened.

This system had been in full operation in both districts prior to the general application of the voluntary system.

The act, however, is a progressive piece of legislation and creates new conditions as the result of its own operation.

After the Reserve Banks have been in operation long enough to be running smoothly, not a few branches will doubtless be organized.

The intellect might be abolished so far as its participation in such an operation is concerned.

And the Process or Method of study, if it be an Assimilating one, also compels this co-operation.


On this page you'll find 128 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to operation, such as: action, activity, affair, agency, application, and deal.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.