Textual thesaurus for "administer"

(verb) dispense

give or apply (medications)

(verb) distribute, dole out, deal, deal out, dish out, dispense, allot, parcel out, shell out, mete out, lot

administer or bestow, as in small portions

administer critical remarks to everyone present; dole out some money; shell out pocket money for the children; deal a blow to someone; the machine dispenses soft drinks

(verb) administrate

work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of

administer a program; she administers the funds