HyperDic: operate_on

English > 1 sense of the expression operate on:
VERBbodyoperate on, operateperform surgery on
English > operate on: 1 sense > verb 1, body
MeaningPerform surgery on.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelDid he operate on his foot?
Synonymoperate
Categorymedicine, practice of medicineThe learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries
Narrowerface-lift, liftPerform cosmetic surgery on someone's face
sterilize, sterilise, desex, unsex, desexualize, desexualise, fixmake infertile
trephineoperate on with a trephine
venesectpractice venesection
Broadertreat, care forProvide treatment for
Spanishintervenir, operar
Catalanintervenir, operar

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