Definition of administrate in English:



  • less common term for administer
    • ‘This organisation will administrate all public hospitals and State healthcare facilities in central and south western Sydney, including Balmain and Rozelle hospitals.’
    • ‘The point is that these institutions of checks and balances since then have been worked and administrated in such a way that they now render management at all levels ineffective.’
    • ‘Unions often rely on volunteers to administrate, thereby keeping costs at a minimum.’
    • ‘In a series of recent media statements, Kabil said a payment agency, or a mega national body to administrate domestic and EU aid for agriculture and rural development, forestry and fisheries, would be established by mid-2006.’
    • ‘We will soon be commencing upon a document addressing how organizations should administrate their tandem programs.’
    • ‘A proposal for a teacher-training Normal School administrating non-denominational religious instruction was central to the Education Bill introduced by Lord John Russell in February 1839.’
    • ‘The continued spread of the foot-and-mouth disease has meant the Pasture Masters, who administrate Beverley Westwood, Swinemoor and Figham, have been unable to open up the traditional grazing lands which date back to the 13 th century.’
    • ‘Hutton is a trustee of the Yorkshire County Cricket Club charitable trust and works with the Sir Len Hutton Foundation raising funds to administrate a scheme to help youngsters enjoy their cricket.’
    • ‘He figures the application procedure will not change much, but that services will be improved when the system becomes a locally run program, as opposed to one administrated on Bay Street.’
    • ‘WAD supports, coordinates and administrates several small business development projects for rural communities country wide.’
    • ‘Whether Lillian was participating in a meeting, chairing a board, administrating a project, or meeting with women around a kitchen table, she did so with absolute integrity, clarity, honesty, commitment, and compassion.’
    • ‘Why spend more on those who manage and administrate art, than on those who create it?’
    • ‘This more flexible approach to working is adopted in several nations, where teachers teach, administrators administrate, and pastoral workers deal with discipline and the anti-social behaviour of students.’
    • ‘Social insurance costs 25 per cent more to administrate and would mean taxpayers in Britain paying more.’
    • ‘Anjuman-i-Islam was declared as the best administrated educational institution by the government of Maharashtra.’
    • ‘There can be no economic revolution without significant and fundamental change in the manner in which we administrate and manage our daily affairs and our social relations.’
    • ‘Both associations draw playing resources from the same pool but administrate separately, fundraise separately and arrange fixtures independently.’
    • ‘UCAS, the organisation that administrates the university admission process, said they could not comment on the decisions taken by the universities.’
    • ‘There would have to be a ‘governing body’, of course, to administrate national concerns, but that governing body would be responsible only for the police, defence force and justice system.’
    • ‘The day to day tasks of this role will be to create, qualify, progress, administrate and distribute business opportunities. also to work closely with major customers exchanging information.’


Mid 16th century: from Latin administrat- managed from the verb administrare (see administer).