administrate (third-person singular simple present administrates, present participle administrating, simple past and past participle administrated)
1. to manage or direct (the affairs of a business, institution, etc) Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source
1630s, from Latin administratus, past participle of administrare (see administer). In modern use a back-formation from administration. Related, Administrated; administrating.
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