operate


operate
1. I
1) the brakes failed to operate тормоза отказали
2) the doctor will have (began, etc.) to operate доктору придется (доктор начал и т.д.) оперировать
2. II
1) operate in some manner operate mechanically (rhythmically, mentally, physically, psychologically, etc.) работать /действовать/ механически и т.д.; the lift doesn't operate properly лифт плохо работает; his mind always operates slowly он всегда медленно соображает, у него голова медленно работает; operate at some time the airline service is to operate daily воздушное сообщение должно работать ежедневно, самолеты должны совершать ежедневные рейсы; machinery (the elevator, etc.) operate night and day механизмы и т.д. работают круглосуточно
2) operate in some manner the surgeon operateed brilliantly хирург сделал блестящую операцию /блестяще прооперировал/; operate at some time the doctor decided to operate at once врач решил немедленно оперировать
3. III
operate smth.
1) operate a machine (a computer, a press, a typewriter, etc.) работать на машине и т.д.; do you know how to operate this device? вы умеете обращаться с этим приспособлением?; operate the brakes тормозить, нажимать на /включать/ тормоза; operate a switchboard работать на коммутаторе [телефонисткой]
2) operate a business вести дело; operate a school заведовать школой; the company operates three factories and a coal-mine компания имеет три фабрики и [угольную] шахту; this road operates five trains a day по этой дороге ходят пять поездов в день
4. XI
1) be operated by smth. be operated by electricity (by three engines, by steam, etc.) приводиться в движение электричеством и т.д.
2) be operated on I had my finger operated on мне оперировали палец: be operated on at some time I was operated on in August меня оперировали в августе; be operated on for smth. he was operated on for a tumour ему удалили опухоль, его оперировали по поводу опухоли; be operated under smb. he was operated under Dr.X ему делали операцию под руководством доктора Х.;
5. XIII
operate to do smth. several causes operated to bring on the war война возникла по нескольким причинам /была вызвана несколькими причинами/
6. XVI
1) operate in smth. operate in the rural districts (in the neighbouring forest, in the area, etc.) действовать в сельских районах и т.д.; operate at some time the rise in wages will operate from the first of January повышение зарплаты войдет в силу с первого января; operate on /by /smth. operate on direct current (on alternating current, by steam, by electricity, etc.) работать на постоянном токе и т.д.
2) operate (up)on smb., smth. operate on a patient (on the injured man, on his leg, etc.) оперировать больного и т.д.; it has been found impossible in view of his condition to operate upon him он был в таком состоянии, что его нельзя было оперировать; operate on the heart (on the head, etc.) делать операцию на сердце и т.д.; operate on an appendix удалять аппендикс
3) operate on smth. different drugs operate on different bodily organs разные лекарства действуют на разные органы; operate on smb. for smth. operate on smb. for appendicitis (for a disease, for a cataract, for gallstones, for rupture. etc.) оперировать кого-л. по поводу аппендицита и т.д.; operate on smb. at some time operate on smb. in the acute stage оперировать кого-л. в период обострения || operate to smb.'s (disadvantage действовать в чью-л. пользу (во вред кому-л.); the (new) law operates to our (disadvantage (новый) закон действует (не) в нашу пользу
7. XX1
operate as smth. operate as an incitement (as an antidote, etc.) действовать в качестве побудительного фактора и т.д.
8. XXI1
operate smb. on smth. operate a patient on the heart (on the head, etc.) (с)делать больному операцию на сердце и т.д.

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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