operar
transitive verb
1. (enfermo) 
operar a alguien (de algo)to operate on somebody (for something)
el médico que la operóthe surgeon who operated on her
le operaron del hígadothey've operated on his liver
me han operado de apendicitisI had my appendix out
casi me tienen que operar de urgenciaI almost needed an emergency operation
2. (cambio) 
a. to bring about, to produce 
intransitive verb
3. (general) 
a. to operate 
operarse
pronominal verb
4. (enfermo) 
a. to be operated on, to have an operation 
operar del estómagoto have a stomach operation
se ha operado de un tumorhe's had an operation to remove a tumor
5. (cambio) 
a. to occur, to come about 
operar
transitive verb
1 (producir) [+cambio] to produce; bring about; [+cura] to effect; [+milagro] to work
2 (Med) [+paciente] to operate on
operar a algn de apendicitis to operate on sb for appendicitis
3 [+máquina] to operate; use
4 (dirigir) [+negocio] to manage; run; [+mina] to work; exploit
intransitive verb
1 también (Matemáticas) to operate
2 (Com) to deal; do business
hoy no se ha operado en la bolsa there has been no dealing o trading on the stock exchange today
pronominal verb
operarse
1 (producirse) to occur; come about
se han operado grandes cambios great changes have been made o have come about; there have been great changes
2 (Med) to have an operation;de for
Verb Conjugations for operar
Gerund: operando
Participle: operado
Indicative
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yooperooperéoperabaoperaríaoperaré
operasoperasteoperabasoperaríasoperarás
él/ella/Ud.operaoperóoperabaoperaríaoperará
nosotrosoperamosoperamosoperábamosoperaríamosoperaremos
vosotrosoperáisoperasteisoperabaisoperaríaisoperaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.operanoperaronoperabanoperaríanoperarán
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