Hyphenation of operate

Wondering how to hyphenate the English word operate? This word can be hyphenated and contains 3 syllables as shown below.


Definitions of operate:

Direct or control
Projects, businesses, etc. She is running a relief operation in the Sudan
Perform as expected when applied
The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in Does this old car still run well? This old radio doesn't work anymore
Handle and cause to function
Do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol Control the lever
Perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense
What is going on in the minds of the people?
Keep engaged
Engaged the gears
Perform surgery on
The doctors operated on the patient but failed to save his life

Synonyms of operate:

verb run, direct
verb function, work, go, run
verb control, manipulate
verb manoeuver, maneuver, manoeuvre, move, go
verb happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place
verb engage, mesh, lock, move, displace
verboperate on, treat, care for

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