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Definitions and Synonyms of operate on | Another word for operate on | What is operate on?

Definition 1: perform surgery on - [verb of body]

Samples where operate on or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The doctors operated on the patient but failed to save his life

Synonyms for operate on in the sense of this definition

(operate on is a kind of ...) provide treatment for

"The doctor treated my broken leg" "The nurses cared for the bomb victims" "The patient must be treated right away or she will die" "Treat the infection with antibiotics"

(... is a kind of operate on ) make infertile

"in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized"

(... is a kind of operate on ) perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face

(... is a kind of operate on ) operate on with a trephine

(... is a kind of operate on ) practice venesection

(operate on belongs to category ...) the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries

"he studied medicine at Harvard"

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