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Another word for operation

  1. The way in which a machine or other thing performs or functions

      1. The process of forming or shaping something
      2. A part of a mine, quarry, etc. where work is or has been done
      3. The act or process of a person or thing that works
      1. The effect produced by an allergen
      2. (Chem.) The mutual action of substances undergoing chemical change
      3. A movement back to a former or less advanced condition, stage, etc.; esp., such a movement or tendency in economics or politics; extreme conservatism
      1. Operation or functioning, usually with regard to effectiveness, as of a machine
      2. (Linguistics) One's actual use of language in actual situations.
      3. The act or style of performing a work or role before an audience.
      1. Manner by which something functions; the workings.
      2. Action of the verb function.
      1. The actions or reactions of a person or animal in response to external or internal stimuli.
      2. The manner in which something functions or operates:
      3. An organism's responses to stimulation or environment, esp. those responses that can be observed
  2. The act of putting into play

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Another word for operation

  1. The act of causing to function

  2. An action

  3. A method

      1. (--- Law) The set of rules under which litigation is conducted, especially in contrast to the set of substantive legal principles that determine the merits of legal controversies and disputes.
      2. A set of established forms or methods for conducting the affairs of an organized body such as a business, club, or government.
      3. The act, method, or manner of proceeding in some action; esp., the sequence of steps to be followed
      1. Something prepared from such directions; often specif., a milk preparation for feeding a baby
      2. (Mathematics) A statement, especially an equation, of a fact, rule, principle, or other logical relation.
      3. An established form of words or symbols for use in a ceremony or procedure.
      1. Progress; passage:
      2. The course of being done: chiefly in in process
      3. A series of actions, changes, or functions bringing about a result:
  4. Surgical treatment