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Definition 1: (military) of or intended for or involved in military operations - [adjective denoting all]

(operational is similar to ...) engaged in or ready for military or naval operations

"on active duty" "the platoon is combat-ready" "review the fighting forces"

(operational is similar to ...) ready for service

"the fort was held by about 100 effective soldiers"

(operational belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 2: pertaining to a process or series of actions for achieving a result - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where operational or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • operational difficulties
  • they assumed their operational positions

Definition 3: being in effect or operation - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where operational or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • de facto apartheid is still operational even in the `new' African nations
  • bus service is in operation during the emergency
  • the company had several operating divisions

Synonyms for operational in the sense of this definition

(operational is similar to ...) being in force or having or exerting force

"operative regulations" "the major tendencies operative in the American political system"

Definition 4: fit or ready for use or service - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where operational or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the toaster was still functional even after being dropped
  • the lawnmower is a bit rusty but still usable
  • an operational aircraft
  • the dishwasher is now in working order

Synonyms for operational in the sense of this definition

(operational is similar to ...) ready for service or able to give long service

"serviceable equipment" "heavy serviceable fabrics"

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