HyperDic: operational

English > 4 senses of the word operational:
ADJECTIVEpertoperationalpertaining to a process or series of actions for achieving a result
alloperational, functional, usable, useable, operablefit or ready for use or service
alloperational(military) of or intended for or involved in military operations
alloperational, in operation, operatingbeing in effect or operation
operational > pronunciation
Soundsaa.perey'shahnahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > operational: 4 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningpertaining to a process or series of actions for achieving a result.
Examples
  • "operational difficulties"
  • "they assumed their operational positions"
Nounsoperationa process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work
English > operational: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningfit or ready for use or service.
Example "an operational aircraft"
Synonymsfunctional, usable, useable, operable
BroaderserviceableReady for service or able to give long service
Spanishfuncional, operacional, operativo
English > operational: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(military) of or intended for or involved in military operations.
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Narroweractive, combat-ready, fightingEngaged in or ready for military or naval operations
effectiveReady for service
Oppositenonoperational, inactive(military) not involved in military operations
Spanishoperacional
Catalanoperacional
English > operational: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningin effect or operation.
Example"de facto apartheid is still operational even in the 'new' African nations"- Leslie Marmon Silko
Synonymsin operation, operating
BroaderoperativeIn force or having or exerting force
Spanishen operación, operacional, operativo
Catalanoperacional
Adverbsoperationallyin respect to operation

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