WordNet Search - 3.1

Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations

Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"

- S: (n) operation (the state of being in effect or being operative)
*"that rule is no longer in operation"* - S: (n) operation (a business especially one run on a large scale)
*"a large-scale farming operation"; "a multinational operation"; "they paid taxes on every stage of the operation"; "they had to consolidate their operations"* *direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/*sister term*- S: (n) business activity, commercial activity (activity undertaken as part of a commercial enterprise)
- S: (n) operation (a business especially one run on a large scale)
*"a large-scale farming operation"; "a multinational operation"; "they paid taxes on every stage of the operation"; "they had to consolidate their operations"* - S: (n) business (the volume of commercial activity)
*"business is good today"; "show me where the business was today"* - S: (n) wash (any enterprise in which losses and gains cancel out)
*"at the end of the year the accounting department showed that it was a wash"* *derivationally related form*- S: (n) operation (a planned activity involving many people performing various actions)
*"they organized a rescue operation"; "the biggest police operation in French history"; "running a restaurant is quite an operation"; "consolidate the companies various operations"* - S: (n) operation ((computer science) data processing in which the result is completely specified by a rule (especially the processing that results from a single instruction))
*"it can perform millions of operations per second"* - S: (n) operation, military operation (activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign))
*"it was a joint operation of the navy and air force"* - S: (n) operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process (a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body)
*"they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"* - S: (n) operation, procedure (a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work)
*"the operations in building a house"; "certain machine tool operations"* - S: (n) operation, functioning, performance (process or manner of functioning or operating)
*"the power of its engine determines its operation"; "the plane's operation in high winds"; "they compared the cooking performance of each oven"; "the jet's performance conformed to high standards"* - S: (n) process, cognitive process, mental process, operation, cognitive operation ((psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents)
*"the process of thinking"; "the cognitive operation of remembering"* - S: (n) mathematical process, mathematical operation, operation ((mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods)
*"the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation"; "they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic"* *direct hyponym*/**full hyponym**- S: (n) permutation (the act of changing the arrangement of a given number of elements)
- S: (n) combination (the act of arranging elements into specified groups without regard to order)
- S: (n) differentiation (the mathematical process of obtaining the derivative of a function)
- S: (n) maximization (the mathematical process of finding the maximum value of a function)
- S: (n) integration (an operation used in the calculus whereby the integral of a function is determined)
- S: (n) exponentiation, involution (the process of raising a quantity to some assigned power)
- S: (n) arithmetic operation (a mathematical operation involving numbers)
- S: (n) division (an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication; the quotient of two numbers is computed)
- S: (n) long division (the operation of division in which the sequence of steps are indicated in detail)
- S: (n) short division (the operation of division in which the sequence of steps is performed without writing them out)
- S: (n) multiplication, times (an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division; the product of two numbers is computed)
*"the multiplication of four by three gives twelve"; "four times three equals twelve"* - S: (n) subtraction, minus (an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated)
*"the subtraction of three from four leaves one"; "four minus three equals one"* - S: (n) summation, addition, plus (the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers)
*"the summation of four and three gives seven"; "four plus three equals seven"* - S: (n) matrix operation (a mathematical operation involving matrices)
- S: (n) matrix addition (the addition of matrices)
- S: (n) matrix multiplication (the multiplication of matrices)
- S: (n) matrix inversion (determination of a matrix that when multiplied by the given matrix will yield a unit matrix)
- S: (n) matrix transposition (the interchange of each row of a square matrix with the corresponding column)
- S: (n) construction (drawing a figure satisfying certain conditions as part of solving a problem or proving a theorem)
*"the assignment was to make a construction that could be used in proving the Pythagorean theorem"* - S: (n) quadrature (the construction of a square having the same area as some other figure)
- S: (n) relaxation, relaxation method (a method of solving simultaneous equations by guessing a solution and then reducing the errors that result by successive approximations until all the errors are less than some specified amount)
*domain category**direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/*sister term*- S: (n) operation (the activity of operating something (a machine or business etc.))
*"her smooth operation of the vehicle gave us a surprisingly comfortable ride"* - S: (n)
**operations**, trading operations (financial transactions at a brokerage; having to do with the execution of trades and keeping customer records)