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Adjective
Being in effective or current operation, action, or force
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Causing to function
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In preparation or progress
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Adjective
Fulfilling a function
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Surgical or clinical
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Busy or occupied with business or activities
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Of a suitable quality, standard, or type to meet the required purpose
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Noun
Action of the verb function
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The activity or business of growing crops and raising livestock
Verb
Utilizing or employing a tangible object
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“The coffee machine comes with a frother that is simple to operate.”
Verb
Present participle for to function in an expected or specified manner
“We have a heavy-duty printer that can operate even under the heaviest of loads.”
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Present participle for to be applied or take effect in an expected or specified manner
“Extensive research will be required to determine how the new law can operate in practice.”
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Present participle for to direct, handle, control, or be in charge of
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“He manages to operate his business like a well-oiled machine.”
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Present participle for to perform a surgical procedure
“Unfortunately, doctors will need to operate on your knee to make it whole again.”
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Present participle for to act or function in a specified manner
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Present participle for operate, administer
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Present participle for to be, or to remain, valid or available
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Present participle for to supply with energy, especially electricity
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Present participle for to engage in business dealings
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Present participle for to continue to operate or remain usable
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Present participle for deal or trade in something, typically illegal
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Present participle for to make use of
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Present participle for to work on a farm, especially in the growing and harvesting of crops
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Present participle for to take action or do something
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Present participle for to operate and control the direction and speed of a motor vehicle
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Present participle for act in response to something; respond in a particular way
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Present participle for to physically cut up or take apart
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Present participle for to obtain, arrange, or achieve by indirect, complicated or intensive efforts
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Present participle for to act on, or put into action, a request
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(of an engine) Present participle for to fire and start running
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Present participle for to travel somewhere in a vehicle, usually public transportation
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Present participle for make secret plans jointly to commit an unlawful or harmful act
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Present participle for to conduct oneself in a particular way
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Present participle for to break up (soil) in preparation for sowing or planting
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Present participle for to provide with fuel
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(based on instrument used) Present participle for to produce music
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Present participle for to emit or cause to emit sound
Adverb
In operation
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