What is administer?

  • (verb): Work in an administrative capacity; supervise.
    Example: "Administer a program"
    Synonyms: administrate
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on administer:

Catholic Church Hierarchy
... Only priests and bishops are allowed to administer the sacraments of the Eucharist, Reconciliation (Penance), Confirmation (priests may administer this sacraments with prior ecclesiastic approval), and ... Only bishops can administer the sacrament of Holy Orders, which ordains someone into the clergy ...
Hormone Replacement Therapy (male-to-female) - Formal Requirements For HRT
... Some individuals choose to self-administer their medication ("do-it-yourself"), often because available doctors have too little experience in this matter, or no doctor is available ... Sometimes, trans persons choose to self-administer because their doctor will not prescribe hormones without a letter from the patient's therapist stating that the patient meets the diagnostic criteria ... these circumstances, the individual may self-administer until they can get these authorizations, feeling that they shouldn't have to wait for a medical professional to be convinced of their situation ...
Holy Orders (Catholic Church) - Episcopate
... Only bishops can validly administer the Sacrament of Holy Orders ... only bishops (and priests with authorization by the local bishop) may lawfully administer the sacrament of confirmation, but if an ordinary priest ... priests with special permission of the diocesan bishop or the Holy See can lawfully administer confirmation every Catholic priest must administer ...
Valid But Illicit - Anointing of The Sick
... Every priest can administer the sacrament of anointing of the sick validly ... While the duty and right to administer it pertains to the priest to whom the spiritual care of the person concerned is entrusted, any other priest may, for a reasonable cause ...
Tennessee Department Of Transportation - Major Responsibilities
... owned highway and Interstate system of over 14,000 miles (23,000 km) administer funding and provide technical assistance in the planning and construction of state and ...

More definitions of "administer":

  • (verb): Administer ritually; of church sacraments.
  • (verb): Give or apply (medications).
    Synonyms: dispense

Famous quotes containing the word administer:

    To administer is to govern: to govern is to reign. That is the essence of the problem.
    HonorĂ© Gabriel Riquet, Comte De Mirabeau (1749–1791)

    It is too late in the century for women who have received the benefits of co-education in schools and colleges, and who bear their full share in the world’s work, not to care who make the laws, who expound and who administer them.
    J. Ellen Foster (1840–1910)

    I still need more healthy rest in order to work at my best. My health is the main capital I have and I want to administer it intelligently.
    Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961)