Operate - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Operate.

ACT
FUNCTION
RUN
USE
WORK
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ACT
  1. have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected; "The voting process doesn't work as well as people thought"; "How does your idea work in practice?"; "This method doesn't work"; "The breaks of my new car act quickly"; "The medicine works only if you take it with a lot of water"
  2. be suitable for theatrical performance; "This scene acts well"
  3. something that people do or cause to happen
  4. a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
  5. a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program;
  6. a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
  7. a manifestation of insincerity; "he put on quite an act for her benefit"
  8. behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do this way?"; "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"
  9. pretend
FUNCTION
  1. the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group; "the function of a teacher"; "the government must do its part"; "play its role"
  2. what something is used for; "the function of an auger is to bore holes"; "ballet is beautiful but what use is it?"
  3. a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
  4. a vaguely specified social event; "the party was quite an affair"; "an occasion arranged to honor the president"; "a seemingly endless round of social functions"
  5. a formal or official social gathering or ceremony; "it was a black-tie function"
  6. a relation such that one thing is dependent on another; "height is a function of age"; "price is a function of supply and demand"
  7. (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
  8. perform duties attached to a particular of
RUN
  1. move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time; "Don't run--you'll be out of breath"; "The children ran to the store"
  2. continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"
  3. an unbroken series of events; "had a streak of bad luck"; "Nicklaus had a run of birdies"
  4. come unraveled or undone as if by snagging; "Her nylons were running"
  5. travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means; "Run to the store!"; "She always runs to Italy, because she has a lover there"
  6. extend or continue for a certain period of time; "The film runs 5 hours"
  7. a small stream
  8. reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating; "melt butter"; "melt down gold"; "The wax melted in the sun"
  9. run with the ball; in such sports as football
  10. stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point; "Service runs
USE
  1. exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage; "his manipulation of his friends was scandalous"
  2. (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition; "owls have nocturnal habits"; "she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair"; "long use had hardened him to it"
  3. the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"
  4. what something is used for; "the function of an auger is to bore holes"; "ballet is beautiful but what use is it?"
  5. a particular service; "he put his knowledge to good use"; "patrons have their uses"
  6. (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property; "we were given the use of his boat"
  7. use up, consume fully; "The legislature expended its time on school questions"
  8. (economics) the utilization of economic goods to sati
WORK
  1. make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword"
  2. activity directed toward making or doing something; "she checked several points needing further work"
  3. behave in a certain way when handled; "This dough does not work easily"; "The soft metal works well"
  4. shape, form, or improve a material; "work stone into tools"; "process iron"; "work the metal"
  5. the occupation for which you are paid; "he is looking for employment"; "a lot of people are out of work"
  6. prepare for crops; "Work the soil"; "cultivate the land"
  7. the total output of a writer or artist (or a substantial part of it); "he studied the entire Wagnerian oeuvre"; "Picasso's work can be divided into periods"
  8. gratify and charm, usually in order to influence; "the political candidate worked the crowds"
  9. a product produced or accomplished throug
Clue Database Last Updated: 22/11/2018 9:00am

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Amusing exploit without a purpose
Appear
Application
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Banker's bane
Banks excluded from data legislation
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Be hooked on
Be in a cast
Be part of the picture
Behave
Bill, finally cast in section of play
Bit of song and dance, e.
Bleed
Bolt
Bring into play
Bring to bear
Campaign (for)
Capitalize on
Cleanup target?
Collection of scenes
Consume
Consumption
Court following a law
Cry made while cracking a
Decline to ignore official purpose
Decree
Deed
Deed shown in a court
Deplete, with "up"
Discharge
Do a 5K, say
Do behave
Do film work
Do lines?
Do not delay
Do one's part?
Do something
Do something dramatic
Do top of face with ointment
Don't just sit there
Don't waste
Downhill slope
Drama division
Dramatize, with "out"
Draw upon
Employ
Employ some housemaids
Employ trick to get rid of Republican leader
Employment
Exercise
Exercise area for boxers
Exhaust, with "up"
Expend
Exploit
Fair ___ (copyright issue
Fake it
Feign
Fill in (for)
Fine to abandon truth in law passed
Flow
Follow direction?
Front
Function
Function of a court
Go and see topless women first
Go for a seat
Handling
Have an effect
Have an effect (on)
Have no ___ for
Have work in Hollywood
Have, as a fever
Head up
Helpfulness
Hightail it
Homecoming?
Homer's outcome
Hose problem
Hose wrecker
Hurry
It may be extended
It may be fair
It may be hard to follow
It may be passed on the H
It may be staged
It may be temporary or pr
It separates two breaks
It's been passed
It's the law
Jog
Kind of tax
Labor
Ladder
Lead-in for -aholic
Leads for amazingly competent thespians in play
Look after
Make a move
Make a scene?
Malfunction, with "up"
Manage
Manage a score at cricket
Manage race
Manage to compete in race
Manage to find a ladder
Manage to make haste
Manipulate
Masquerade
Middle of the question
Milk
Milk for all its worth
Milk, in a way
Milk, so to speak
Misbehave, with "up"
More than talk
Not be brave
Not delay
Not hesitate
Occupy
Old railwaymen climbing ladder
One of five in "Julius Ca
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Operate; manage
Operation
Part of a play
Path made by animals
Perform
Perform in plays
Performance piece?
Play a part
Play a role
Play division
Play for a fool
Play for a sap
Play one's part
Play part
Play piece
Play section
Play the part
Play? Certainly not!
Ply
Practice
Press into service
Pretend
Pretense
Production part
Purpose
Put into service
Put to a purpose
Put to good ___
Put to work
Put-on
Race for all to see in Navy
Resort to
Rugby Union name in race
Sans strife
Scarper
Score
Section of a play
See print
Seek a seat
Seek office
Series of scenes
Service
Service Europeans primarily associated with America
Serviceability
Show biz group
Show piece?
Slacker's bane
Smuggle
Something 18-, 26-, 42- o
Spend that American note
Sprint
Stage entertainment
Succeed
Take a part
Take a powder
Take advantage of
Take effect
Take habitually
Take measures
Take steps
Take steps in a court
Task
The whole song and dance?
Toil
Tread the boards
Tread the boards at Criterion theatre, taking leading parts
Treat shabbily
Triathlon part
Try to profit from
Undertaking
Unfairly exploit
Use a track
Utilise
Utilize
Value
Walk all over
Warmth of address following fine party
Waste not
Wear and tear
What a scene is seen in
What computer programs do
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Work
Work within a company, sa
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