operation


operation

noun

Definition of OPERATION

1
a specific task with which a person or group is charged <a secret operation which, if it is discovered, the government will deny any knowledge of>
2
a usually fixed or ordered series of actions or events leading to a result <a specific mathematical operation is required in order to get the correct answer>
3
the act or activity of looking after and making decisions about something <given the constant threat of robbery, the operation of a convenience store can be quite stressful>
4
the act or practice of employing something for a particular purpose <a considerable amount of training is required for the operation of these new high-tech weapons systems>
Related Words exertion; reuse
Near Antonyms disuse, nonuse

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