Thesaurus

operation

Synonyms and Antonyms 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
Synonyms of operation
Words Related to operation

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
Synonyms of operation
Words Related to operation

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
Synonyms of operation
Words Related to operation

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
Synonyms of operation
Words Related to operation
Near Antonyms of operation



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up operation? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

full of whispering sounds

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!