administer (something) to (one)

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administer (something) to (one)

1. To provide something to one, usually a form of care or help. The organization held a fundraiser so that they could administer aid to the poor.
2. To inject or deliver something to one, such as medication. The doctor administered the flu shot to his patient.
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administer something to someone (or an animal)

to present or apply something to a person or an animal. The vet administered the drug to the cow.
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After a mute confession, communion was administered to the dying man, preparations made for the sacrament of unction, and in his house there was the bustle and thrill of suspense usual at such moments.
"For myself I must say I cannot guess how many," said the battered knight Don Quixote; "but I take all the blame upon myself, for I had no business to put hand to sword against men who where not dubbed knights like myself, and so I believe that in punishment for having transgressed the laws of chivalry the God of battles has permitted this chastisement to be administered to me; for which reason, brother Sancho, it is well thou shouldst receive a hint on the matter which I am now about to mention to thee, for it is of much importance to the welfare of both of us.
Polio drops will be administered to all children coming in from Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) and Afghanistan on a priority basis.
He also appealed religious scholars of the province to motivate parents with regard getting polio drops administered to their children.
OPA should not be administered to the family members of these individuals.
may be administered to children aged 6 through 18 years who have
(PCV13) may be administered to children aged 6 through 18 years
A single revaccination should be administered to children with functional or anatomic asplenia or other immunocompromising condition after 5 years.
Usually, exit exams are administered to college seniors who don't need to do well on the tests in order to graduate.
The Learning Style Inventory (Dunn et al., 1999) then was administered to all students to determine their learning-style preferences.
Achievement tests, which are also produced by the Learner Assessment Branch and administered to grades 3, 6, and 9 students, have never included linked items.
Due to the longer serum half-life, Aranesp should be administered to chronic renal failure patients less frequently than Epoetin alfa, thus, simplifying anemia management for patients and healthcare providers.
The Pb tracer vial was rinsed twice with 1 mL aliquots of sterile saline and the entire contents (3 mL) administered to the animal.
As part of the chemotherapy regime, drugs were administered to patients, but the patient was unable to select the type or quantity of drugs administered.
Surveyors observe medication administered to residents in a selected sample, or to residents representative of the sample's care needs.