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operates

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    Definition of operates in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFoperatePRoperatingPT, PPoperated
    1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of operate.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The company constantly walked a tightrope between operating on little money and filling orders quickly.
        • The Linux kernel operating system is one of the most popular forms of Unix.
        • The next step was the invention of the self-tailing device, whereby the need for a tailer, holding the sheet or halyard while another person operated the winch, was eliminated.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Operating a low-cost, high-pollution manufacturing process externalizes costs in the form of adverse human health consequences and ecosystem effects.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Verb singular forms
            • Third-person singular forms

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en operate
      2. en Perates
      3. en operated
      4. en operatee
      5. fr opérât
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      Meaning of operates for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "operates" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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