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administer (something) to

1. To provide something to someone, 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, 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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The administering entity is responsible for determining whether modifying the peer review report to reflect the limitation in scope is required.
Be sure to refer to the medication record prior to administering any medication.
Owning or administering more than 1 million copyrights, UMPG's writers and catalogs include: U2, Elton John, 50 Cent, Mariah Carey, Ciara, Dave Grohl, Prince, Diana Krall, Ludacris, Godsmack, Ice Cube, Vanessa Carlton, Mary J.
These proposed enhancements for administering and storing AVONEX are being pursued in response to the requests of people with MS who are looking for convenient therapies.
To break open the market for Linux servers we had to think out of the box, not only to create our Managed Community and workflow automation technologies, but also to incorporate the command-line power of Linux into the all-graphical, Qt-based xMC, to present a simplified, centralized approach to remotely administering users and services," said Andreas Typaldos, Xandros CEO.
In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines, Maxim will adhere to a two-tiered flu schedule for administering flu shots this year.
The new coding takes effect January 1, 2005 and will result in physician reimbursements that better account for physicians' resources, expertise and time associated with administering REMICADE and other complex IV infusions.
Since 1938 LACERA has been providing retirement, disability, and death benefits to eligible County employees, retirees, and their beneficiaries, as well as administering a healthcare benefits program since 1971.
But now the results are in: schools applying theory to practice by administering online prevention to their entire first-year classes are starting to see a change in their student drinking behaviors.
a leader in designing, funding and administering executive benefit plans, today announced the appointment of Mark Larsen to the position of senior managing consultant in the firm's Chicago office.
a leading provider of web-based philanthropic management software, today announced that National Heritage Foundation (NHF), a Virginia based foundation that aids potential philanthropists in establishing and administering philanthropic funds, has selected the NorthStar 500 Charitable Operations Management Platform as part of its enterprise-wide initiative to streamline financial and operations management.
a leader in designing, funding and administering executive benefit plans, today announced that it has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with M Financial Group for the use of MIDAS(TM), Mullin's Web-based tool for the online enrollment and administration of nonqualified benefit plans.