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Synonyms for operate on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. operate on, operateverb

    perform surgery on

    "The doctors operated on the patient but failed to save his life"

    Synonyms:
    lock, run, operate, manoeuvre, engage, manoeuver, go, function, work, control, mesh, maneuver

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How to use operate on in a sentence?

  1. Tony Travers:

    The British press is supposed to operate on a 'public interest' basis.

  2. Estela Meléndez:

    The doctor said I had a tumor and that they needed to operate on me.

  3. Enrique Crespo:

    It's not the worst injury I've seen, but it's the biggest goring wound I've ever had to operate on.

  4. Felmont Eaves:

    It's important to understand their motivation and where they are psychologically, you don't want to operate on something you don't have to.

  5. Omar Estacio:

    He is in the clinic. They are going to operate on him tomorrow or the day after, he is in good spirits. It is a hernia that was operated last May but has reproduced.

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