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operates

verb , present tense third-person singular of 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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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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4 to put into action or service
  • wouldn't dream of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol
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