How Do You Spell OPERATE?

Correct spelling for the English word "operate" is [ˈɒpəɹˌe͡ɪt], [ˈɒpəɹˌe‍ɪt], [ˈɒ_p_ə_ɹ_ˌeɪ_t]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of OPERATE

  1. To cause to perform certain work; as, to operate a machine.

Common Misspellings for OPERATE

Below is the list of 798 misspellings for the word "operate".

Usage Examples for OPERATE

  1. I always said he'd rather operate than eat. - "Red Pepper Burns" by Grace S. Richmond
  2. Very little information could be gathered as to the kind of duty we might expect to be called upon to perform, and the ignorance of the Staff as to the nature of the country through which we were to operate was simply sublime. - "With the "Die-Hards" in Siberia" by John Ward
  3. It must operate the door, Susan! - "Penny Nichols Finds a Clue" by Joan Clark
  4. Moreover, if they did get in, they wouldn't know how to operate it. - "Rastignac the Devil" by Philip José Farmer
  5. Oh, they may operate, after all! - "Saturday's Child" by Kathleen Norris