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Synonyms for operation
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Wiktionary

  1. operationnoun

    Synonyms:
    transformation, function

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. operation

    Operation is action considered with reference to the thing acted upon, and may apply to the action of an intelligent agent or of a material substance or force; as, the operation of a medicine. Performance and execution denote intelligent action, considered with reference to the actor or to that which he accomplishes; performance accomplishing the will of the actor, execution often the will of another; we speak of the performance of a duty, the execution of a sentence. Compare ACT.

    Synonyms:
    action, agency, effect, execution, force, influence, performance, procedure, result

    Antonyms:
    failure, inaction, ineffectiveness, inefficiency, inutility, powerlessness, uselessness

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. operation

    Synonyms:
    agency, action, exercise, production, influence, performance

    Antonyms:
    cessation, inaction, rest, inoperativeness, inefficacy, inefficiency, misoperation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. operationnoun

    the state of being in effect or being operative

    "that rule is no longer in operation"

    Synonyms:
    process, performance, mathematical process, functioning, cognitive process, surgical operation, surgical process, mathematical operation, surgery, procedure, mental process, military operation, surgical procedure, cognitive operation

  2. operationnoun

    a business especially one run on a large scale

    "a large-scale farming operation"; "a multinational operation"; "they paid taxes on every stage of the operation"; "they had to consolidate their operations"

    Synonyms:
    process, performance, mathematical process, functioning, cognitive process, surgical operation, surgical process, mathematical operation, surgery, procedure, mental process, military operation, surgical procedure, cognitive operation

  3. operationnoun

    a planned activity involving many people performing various actions

    "they organized a rescue operation"; "the biggest police operation in French history"; "running a restaurant is quite an operation"; "consolidate the companies various operations"

    Synonyms:
    process, performance, mathematical process, functioning, cognitive process, surgical operation, surgical process, mathematical operation, surgery, procedure, mental process, military operation, surgical procedure, cognitive operation

  4. operationnoun

    (computer science) data processing in which the result is completely specified by a rule (especially the processing that results from a single instruction)

    "it can perform millions of operations per second"

    Synonyms:
    process, performance, mathematical process, functioning, cognitive process, surgical operation, surgical process, mathematical operation, surgery, procedure, mental process, military operation, surgical procedure, cognitive operation

  5. operation, military operationnoun

    activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign)

    "it was a joint operation of the navy and air force"

    Synonyms:
    process, performance, mathematical process, functioning, cognitive process, surgical operation, surgical process, mathematical operation, surgery, procedure, mental process, military operation, surgical procedure, cognitive operation

  6. operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical processnoun

    a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body

    "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"

    Synonyms:
    surgery, mathematical operation, process, procedure, operating room, surgical operation, operating theatre, cognitive operation, performance, functioning, operating theater, military operation, cognitive process, surgical procedure, mental process, mathematical process, surgical process

  7. operation, procedurenoun

    a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work

    "the operations in building a house"; "certain machine tool operations"

    Synonyms:
    routine, surgery, mathematical operation, process, procedure, subroutine, surgical operation, function, cognitive operation, performance, subprogram, functioning, military operation, cognitive process, surgical procedure, mental process, mathematical process, surgical process

  8. operation, functioning, performancenoun

    process or manner of functioning or operating

    "the power of its engine determines its operation"; "the plane's operation in high winds"; "they compared the cooking performance of each oven"; "the jet's performance conformed to high standards"

    Synonyms:
    surgery, mathematical operation, process, procedure, surgical operation, cognitive operation, performance, public presentation, carrying into action, execution, functioning, carrying out, military operation, cognitive process, surgical procedure, mental process, mathematical process, surgical process

  9. process, cognitive process, mental process, operation, cognitive operationnoun

    (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents

    "the process of thinking"; "the cognitive operation of remembering"

    Synonyms:
    surgery, mathematical operation, process, summons, functioning, surgical operation, cognitive operation, performance, physical process, mathematical process, procedure, outgrowth, military operation, cognitive process, unconscious process, surgical procedure, mental process, appendage, surgical process

  10. mathematical process, mathematical operation, operationnoun

    (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods

    "the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation"; "they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic"

    Synonyms:
    mathematical operation, performance, cognitive operation, mathematical process, cognitive process, surgical operation, surgical process, process, surgery, procedure, functioning, military operation, surgical procedure, mental process

  11. operationnoun

    the activity of operating something (a machine or business etc.)

    "her smooth operation of the vehicle gave us a surprisingly comfortable ride"

    Synonyms:
    process, performance, mathematical process, functioning, cognitive process, surgical operation, surgical process, mathematical operation, surgery, procedure, mental process, military operation, surgical procedure, cognitive operation

Editors Contribution

  1. campaign

    Submitted by rinat on September 10, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. operationnoun

    Synonyms:
    action, agency, force, influence, effect

  2. operationnoun

    Synonyms:
    performance, procedure, process, proceeding, manipulation

  3. operationnoun

    Synonyms:
    movement, motion, manœuvre

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. operation

    Synonyms:
    Intervention, procedure

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How to use operation in a sentence?

  1. Rana Sanaullah:

    This operation will include all law enforcement agencies.

  2. Foreign Minister Mevult Cavusoglu:

    Right now, no ground operation is envisaged, but in the future whatever is needed to fight Islamic State - including ground operations - should be done. This is my personal opinion.

  3. Hulusi Akar:

    Any jet that violates our airspace will be treated as a hostile target that must be shot down and prevented from achieving its goals, the Syrian military statement said. It was not immediately clear whether the statement referred to friendly Russian jets in addition to Turkish aircraft. Migrants arrive at the village of Skala Sikaminias, on the Greek island of Lesbos, after crossing on a dinghy the Aegean sea from Turkey, Sunday, March 1, 2020. ( AP Photo/Michael Varaklas) The statement came shortly after the Syrian army shot down a Turkish drone over the town of Saraqeb in Syrias Idlib, according to military-run media. Turkish Defense Minsiter Hulusi Akar, speaking from military headquarters near the Syrian border, said Turkey aimed to confront Syrian government forces rather than Russian troops. Hulusi Akar called on Moscow to persuade Syrian President Bashar Assad to withdraw to 2018 cease-fire lines on the edges of Idlib. Referring to losses inflicted on Syria, Hulusi Akar said Turkey had neutralized more than 2,200 Syrian troops, 103 tanks and eight helicopters. The Spring Shield operation, which was launched following the abominable attack in Idlib on Feb. 27, continues successfully.

  4. Kiaran McLaughlin:

    They've built up a fabulous breeding operation. They have the best sires going to the best mares. A lot of thought is put into each mating, the approach to do it is about the horse. If the horse got real good in Dubai or somewhere else, they would try to bring them to win the Derby.

  5. Antoine Houdebine:

    We were initially planning to start deliveries on Dec. 7 but the land there is sand and was not properly ready so the operation has been delayed.


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