Definitions for operate on
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word operate on
operate on, operate(verb)
perform surgery on
"The doctors operated on the patient but failed to save his life"
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The doctor said I had a tumor and that they needed to operate on me.
It's not the worst injury I've seen, but it's the biggest goring wound I've ever had to operate on.
It's important to understand their motivation and where they are psychologically, you don't want to operate on something you don't have to.
He is in the clinic. They are going to operate on him tomorrow or the day after, he is in good spirits. It is a hernia that was operated last May but has reproduced.
Banks have repeatedly told the Committee that, since the crisis, they have put in place reforms to ensure that they operate on the basis of sharply improved standards. The Committee will need reassurance that they have done so in private banking.
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