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operate

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1 to control the mechanical operation of

  • do not operate heavy machinery, including cars, after taking this medication
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2 to look after and make decisions about

  • it takes years to learn how to operate that kind of business so that it makes money
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watch over

3 to produce a desired effect

  • the medicine will take an hour or so to operate the first time you use it
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take effect, take hold

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4 to put into action or service

  • wouldnʼt dream of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol
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bring to bear, draw on (or upon), make use of

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