Detailed Translations for operation from English to French


operation [the ~] nom

  1. the operation (working; action)
    le fonctionnement; l'effet; l'implication; la conséquence; l'impact
  2. the operation (execution)
    l'opération; l'exécution
  3. the operation
    – In mathematics, an action performed on a set of entities that produces a new entity. Examples of mathematical operations are addition and subtraction. 1
  4. the operation
    – A specific action carried out by a computer in the process of executing a program. 1
  5. the operation
    – A specific task in the manufacturing process. 1
  6. the operation
    – A request or request-response pairing on a port that is associated with either a send or receive action. 1

Translation Matrix for operation:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
conséquence action; operation; working consequence; effect; fruit; influence; outcome; result; resulting
effet action; operation; working consequence; effect; fruit; influence; outcome; result
exécution execution; operation enforcement; execution; implementation; killing off; liquidation; massacre; murder; performance; slaughtering
fonctionnement action; operation; working functioning; working
impact action; operation; working influence
implication action; operation; working conclusion; consequence; effect; final result; fruit; influence; outcome; result; upshot
opération execution; operation bargain; deal; handling; manipulation; medical surgery; operating; performance; transaction
- cognitive operation; cognitive process; functioning; mathematical operation; mathematical process; mental process; military operation; performance; procedure; process; surgery; surgical operation; surgical procedure; surgical process
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- surgical operation

Related Words for "operation":

Synonyms for "operation":

Related Definitions for "operation":

  1. the activity of operating something (a machine or business etc.)2
    • her smooth operation of the vehicle gave us a surprisingly comfortable ride2
  2. a planned activity involving many people performing various actions2
    • they organized a rescue operation2
    • the biggest police operation in French history2
    • running a restaurant is quite an operation2
    • consolidate the companies various operations2
  3. a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work2
    • the operations in building a house2
    • certain machine tool operations2
  4. a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body2
    • they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available2
  5. (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods2
    • they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic2
  6. activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign)2
    • it was a joint operation of the navy and air force2
  7. a business especially one run on a large scale2
    • a large-scale farming operation2
    • a multinational operation2
    • they paid taxes on every stage of the operation2
    • they had to consolidate their operations2
  8. (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents2
  9. (computer science) data processing in which the result is completely specified by a rule (especially the processing that results from a single instruction)2
    • it can perform millions of operations per second2
  10. process or manner of functioning or operating2
    • the power of its engine determines its operation2
    • the plane's operation in high winds2
  11. the state of being in effect or being operative2
    • that rule is no longer in operation2
  12. In mathematics, an action performed on a set of entities that produces a new entity. Examples of mathematical operations are addition and subtraction.1
  13. A specific action carried out by a computer in the process of executing a program.1
  14. A specific task in the manufacturing process.1
  15. A request or request-response pairing on a port that is associated with either a send or receive action.1

Wiktionary Translations for operation:

  1. method by which a device performs its function
  2. method or practice by which actions are done
  3. surgical procedure
  4. procedure for generating a value from one or more other values
Cross Translation:
operation action Aktion — Handlung


to operate verbe (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 verbe (opère, opères, opérons, opérez, )
    • procéder verbe (procède, procèdes, procédons, procédez, )
    • agir verbe (agis, agit, agissons, agissez, )
    • manipuler verbe (manipule, manipules, manipulons, manipulez, )
    • s'occuper de verbe
    • s'y prendre verbe
  2. to operate (serve; attend to)
    servir; s'occuper de
    • servir verbe (sers, sert, servons, servez, )
    • s'occuper de verbe
  3. to operate (drive; ride)
    conduire; diriger; piloter
    • conduire verbe (conduis, conduit, conduisons, conduisez, )
    • diriger verbe (dirige, diriges, dirigeons, dirigez, )
    • piloter verbe (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 ~] nom

  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

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Synonyms for "operate":

Antonyms for "operate":

Related Definitions for "operate":

  1. perform surgery on2
    • The doctors operated on the patient but failed to save his life2
  2. happen2
  3. perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense2
  4. handle and cause to function2
    • do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol2
  5. keep engaged2
  6. perform as expected when applied2
  7. direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.2
    • She is running a relief operation in the Sudan2

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

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