Administer in a sentence

use Administer in a sentence


1 [verb] manage, supervise or be in charge of;

The teacher’s assistant will administer the test, but it will be marked by the teacher himself.

In the ancient Minoan Empire, trade, industry and justice were all administered from the palace at Knossos.

The English Language Center administers a number of different long-term and short-term programs at the university.

The tests were administered by the professor’s assistant.

The Cayman Islands have been administered by Jamaica since 1863.

The agency which administers food banks is planning to expand to create a larger organization to service all the needs of the homeless.

2 [verb] give or apply medications;

This medicine should be administered only under the supervision of a doctor.

Almost 25 million pounds of antibiotics and related drugs are administered to farm animals in the U.S. every year in order to boost growth rates and prevent disease.

During the experiment, the drug was administered to a monkey, and the results were studied.

To test if experimental drugs work, animals are given a certain illness, and the drug is then administered, and the effects studied.

The cream should be administered to the affected area twice daily.