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Synonyms for operator
ˈɒp əˌreɪ tərop·er·a·tor

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. operator

    In strict philosophical usage, the prime mover or doer of an act is the agent. Thus we speak of man as a voluntary agent, a free agent. But in common usage, especially in business, an agent is not the prime actor, but only an instrument or factor, acting under orders or instructions. Compare CAUSE.

    actor, agent, doer, factor, instrument, means, mover, performer, promoter

    chief, inventor, originator, principal

    An agent of the company for selling, etc.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. operatornoun

    (mathematics) a symbol or function representing a mathematical operation

    hustler, wheeler dealer, manipulator

  2. operator, manipulatornoun

    an agent that operates some apparatus or machine

    "the operator of the switchboard"

    hustler, wheeler dealer, manipulator

  3. operatornoun

    someone who owns or operates a business

    "who is the operator of this franchise?"

    hustler, wheeler dealer, manipulator

  4. hustler, wheeler dealer, operatornoun

    a shrewd or unscrupulous person who knows how to circumvent difficulties

    slattern, hustler, floozie, streetwalker, wheeler dealer, hooker, manipulator, street girl, floozy

  5. operatornoun

    a speculator who trades aggressively on stock or commodity markets

    hustler, wheeler dealer, manipulator

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. operatornoun

    doer, actor, performer, agent, executor

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How to use operator in a sentence?

  1. Vodafone Turkey chief executive:

    Turkey needs 250,000 km more fiber-optic lines in the next five years. To expect that from just one operator is not fair or possible.

  2. Geraldine Thompson:

    Behind you, there used to be a memorial that people in the community made and put together. This particular operator has removed everything, all of the evidence, that this is the location where a 14-year-old boy died, they don’t want people to know that.

  3. Howard Chase:

    If you're an industrial operator, the scheme is the scheme is the scheme. We should not be interfering with it in the current trading period.

  4. Greek Energy Minister Panos Skourletis:

    There was a demand by the lenders to privatise (ADMIE), our counter proposal is to set up a separate (entity) from PPC grid operator, one that is state-controlled.

  5. Brock Silvers:

    The environment is now so opaque and difficult that even the iconic master-operator Jack Ma has paid a very dear price for missteps, zhang Yiming and Colin Huang are intensely aware of this example, and Zhang Yiming and Colin Huang desire to not follow in Ma's most recent footsteps probably played at least some role in Zhang Yiming and Colin Huang respective decisions to step down.

Translations for operator

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  • المشغل أو العاملArabic
  • operatør, telefonistinde, telefonist, operatorDanish
  • Betreiber, Telefonist, Vermittlung, Rechenzeichen, Telefonistin, OperatorGerman
  • διαχειριστής, τηλεφωνήτρια, χειριστής, τελεστής, τηλεφωνητής, διαχειρίστριαGreek
  • operadorSpanish
  • operaattori, vaihteenhoitaja, toimija, keskuksenhoitajaFinnish
  • téléphoniste, opérateurFrench
  • מפעיל, מרכזיהHebrew
  • ऑपरेटरHindi
  • műveleti jelHungarian
  • virkiIcelandic
  • operatoreItalian
  • 交換手, オペレーター, 演算子, 作用素, 操作者Japanese
  • bedienerDutch
  • operatorPolish
  • telefonista, operadorPortuguese
  • operatoare, telefonistă, operatorRomanian
  • телефонист, телефонистка, операторRussian
  • operator, djelatelj, оператер, operaterSerbo-Croatian
  • kirurg, operatör, telebolag, telefonistSwedish

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