Synonyms of operation in English:

operation


See US English definition of operation

See UK English definition of operation

See Spanish definition of funcionamiento

noun

1‘the slide bars are machined to ensure smooth operation’

SYNONYMS
functioning, working, running, performance, action, behaviour

2‘those responsible for the operation of the factory’

SYNONYMS
management, running, direction, control, governing, administration, supervision

3‘legislation to curtail the operation of the closed shop’

SYNONYMS
effect, force, potency, power, effectiveness

4‘a heart bypass operation’

SYNONYMS
surgery, surgical operation, surgical intervention, major surgery, minor surgery

5‘a carefully planned military operation’

SYNONYMS
action, activity, exercise, affair, business, undertaking, step, enterprise, task, job, process, procedure, manoeuvre, campaign

6‘the company's South American mining operation’

SYNONYMS
business, enterprise, company, firm, organization, concern
informal outfit, set-up

Phrases

    in operation

    ‘only the starboard engine was in operation’


    SYNONYMS
    functioning, working, running, up and running, operative, in use, in action, going
    operational, workable, serviceable, functional, usable, in working condition, in working order, viable
    in force, effective, in effect, valid