Detailed Translations for operate from English to French


to operate verb (operates, operated, operating)

  1. to operate (proceed; work)
    opérer; procéder; faire marcher; mettre en marche; agir; manipuler; faire un procès à; s'occuper de; s'y prendre
    • opérer verb (opère, opères, opérons, opérez, )
    • procéder verb (procède, procèdes, procédons, procédez, )
    • agir verb (agis, agit, agissons, agissez, )
    • manipuler verb (manipule, manipules, manipulons, manipulez, )
  2. to operate (serve; attend to)
    servir; s'occuper de
    • servir verb (sers, sert, servons, servez, )
  3. to operate (drive; ride)
    conduire; diriger; piloter
    • conduire verb (conduis, conduit, conduisons, conduisez, )
    • diriger verb (dirige, diriges, dirigeons, dirigez, )
    • piloter verb (pilote, pilotes, pilotons, pilotez, )

Conjugations for operate:

  1. operate
  2. operate
  3. operates
  4. operate
  5. operate
  6. operate
simple past
  1. operated
  2. operated
  3. operated
  4. operated
  5. operated
  6. operated
present perfect
  1. have operated
  2. have operated
  3. has operated
  4. have operated
  5. have operated
  6. have operated
past continuous
  1. was operating
  2. were operating
  3. was operating
  4. were operating
  5. were operating
  6. were operating
  1. shall operate
  2. will operate
  3. will operate
  4. shall operate
  5. will operate
  6. will operate
continuous present
  1. am operating
  2. are operating
  3. is operating
  4. are operating
  5. are operating
  6. are operating
  1. be operated
  2. be operated
  3. be operated
  4. be operated
  5. be operated
  6. be operated
  1. operate!
  2. let's operate!
  3. operated
  4. operating
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

operate [the ~] noun

  1. the operate (agitating; perform; work)
    l'action; le le fait d'agir

Translation Matrix for operate:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
action agitating; operate; perform; work To Do; act; action; affectation; campaign; claim; deed; demand; demonstration; effect; element; elementary component; fundamental ingredient; influence; ingredient; legal claim; parliamentary party; part; petition; portion; pose; principle ingredient; protest; public protest; put on; rally; section; segment; share; swank
le fait d'agir agitating; operate; perform; work
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
agir operate; proceed; work act; agitate; deal; deal with
conduire drive; operate; ride accompany; be at the wheel; chaperon; come along with; command; conduct; direct; drive; escort; guide; lead; lead about; point the direction; preside; show around; steer; walk along
diriger drive; operate; ride administer; be in command of; charge; command; direct; exercise authority; exert power; guide; head for; lead; lead up to; manage; order; pilot through; point the direction; preside; reign; rule; run; take the lead
faire marcher operate; proceed; work connect; fool; light; move on; propel; pull someone's leg; put on; start; switch on; take someone for a ride; turn on
faire un procès à operate; proceed; work
manipuler operate; proceed; work attend to it; attend to the matter; control; keep in line; manipulate; treat; work on
mettre en marche operate; proceed; work be off; begin; boot; break into; bring up; broach; broach a subject; commence; connect; crank up; cut into; drive; get under way; herald; light; open; prompt; put forward; put on; put on the table; ring in; set in motion; set up; start; start to; start up; strike up; switch on; take off; take on; take upon oneself; turn on; turn over; undertake; urge
opérer operate; proceed; work act; agitate; deal; deal with
piloter drive; operate; ride be in command of; command; fly a machine; fly an aeroplane; lead in; navigate; order; preside; show in; sneak in; take the lead
procéder operate; proceed; work
s'occuper de attend to; operate; proceed; serve; work admit; be busy; be engaged in; deal with; engage in; feeling for; go in for; have to do; let in; pursue; serve; serve out; something to do
s'y prendre operate; proceed; work
servir attend to; operate; serve accomodate; act as; aid; assist; attend; attend to; back; back up; be attentive; be helpful; be of help; dish up; distribute; do good; do up; extend the hand; function as; hand out; help; make oneself useful; oblige; prop up; provide; ration; second; serve; serve out; service; te be of service
- control; engage; function; go; lock; maneuver; manoeuver; manoeuvre; mesh; operate on; run; work

Related Words for "operate":

Synonyms for "operate":

Antonyms for "operate":

Related Definitions for "operate":

  1. perform surgery on1
    • The doctors operated on the patient but failed to save his life1
  2. happen1
  3. perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense1
  4. handle and cause to function1
    • do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol1
  5. keep engaged1
  6. perform as expected when applied1
  7. direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.1
    • She is running a relief operation in the Sudan1

Wiktionary Translations for operate:

  1. to perform a work or labour
  2. -
Cross Translation:
operate piloter; commander sturen — zorgen dat [een toestel] de gewenste taken uitvoert.
operate opérer opereren — acties uitvoeren, optreden
operate opérer opereren — aan een chirurgische ingreep onderwerpen
operate fonctionner functioneren~ als een bepaalde functie vervullen
operate actionner betätigen — etwas in Tätigkeit/Gang setzen
operate opérer; agir wirkeneine Wirkung entfalten

Related Translations for operate