Synonyms of administer in English:
1 the union is administered by a central executive
manage, direct, control, operate, regulate, conduct, handle, run, orchestrate, organize, supervise, superintend, oversee, preside over, boss, be the boss of, govern, rule, lead, head, guide, steer, pilot;
exercise control over, be in control of, be in charge of, be in command of, take care of, look after, be responsible for, be at the helm of, hold sway over
2 the lifeboat crew administered first aid to the fisherman a gym shoe was used to administer punishment
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