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Meaning of word operative from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

operative   noun

Meaning : A person secretly employed in espionage for a government.

Synonyms : intelligence agent, intelligence officer, secret agent

Meaning : Someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information.

Synonyms : pi, private detective, private eye, private investigator, shamus, sherlock

operative   adjective

Meaning : Being in force or having or exerting force.

Example : Operative regulations.
The major tendencies operative in the American political system.

Not working or taking effect.

An inoperative law.

Meaning : Relating to or requiring or amenable to treatment by surgery especially as opposed to medicine.

Example : A surgical appendix.
A surgical procedure.
Operative dentistry.

Synonyms : surgical

Requiring or amenable to treatment by medicine especially as opposed to surgery.

Medical treatment.
Pneumonia is a medical disease.

Meaning : Effective. Producing a desired effect.

Example : The operative word.

Meaning : (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing.

Example : In running (or working) order.
A functional set of brakes.

Synonyms : functional, running, working


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