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Definition of: OPERATES

operates
Perform surgery on; "The doctors operated on the patient but failed to save his life"
Happen; "What is going on in the minds of the people?"
Perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense
Handle and cause to function; "do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol"; "control the lever"
Keep engaged; "engaged the gears"
Perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore"
Direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.; "She is running a relief operation in the Sudan"

anagrams of:operates

protease
protease
Any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a process known as proteolysis