Definitions of operations

  1. Movements, as of an army.

Usage examples for operations

  1. Their feet took them mechanically to the scene of operations. – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  2. It seems a pity that these societies should confine their operations merely to the limited object of forcing up wages. – Crime and Its Causes by William Douglas Morrison
  3. If you are willing, gentlemen, we will go and commence operations without delay." – The Waif of the "Cynthia" by André Laurie and Jules Verne
  4. I therefore was compelled to perform all necessary operations myself, and to attend personally upon the wounded men. – Ismailia by Samuel W. Baker
  5. There were no further military, operations of moment during the rest of the year. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  6. I will not enter into the details of this bank, the other schemes which followed it, or the operations made in consequence. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  7. I think I can perceive that although he formed very just ideas of their operations, he would be well pleased that his reader should admit they were sensible of their own interests. – New observations on the natural history of bees by Francis Huber
  8. One could almost see the simple mental operations. – The Huntress by Hulbert Footner
  9. This reasoning caused him to select Priscilla Glenn for one of the most critical operations he had ever performed. – The Place Beyond the Winds by Harriet T. Comstock
  10. But why should the operations of Nature be changed? – Zanoni by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  11. The boy watches all these operations with the greatest interest. – New National Fourth Reader by Charles J. Barnes and J. Marshall Hawkes
  12. I have commenced operations already. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  13. All these operations are necessary in an economic system like our own. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  14. As night advanced and the wounded came in more rapidly, no count or record of the operations was made or attempted. – Campaigning in Cuba by George Kennan
  15. I had to delay any operations till I returned to London, and promised to visit the Cowans there. – An Autobiography by Catherine Helen Spence
  16. Served for a time at Grand Portage, and sent to the Athabaska district; in 1805, when the Company decided to carry its operations beyond the Rocky Mountains, put in charge of the new field. – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  17. Now that operations are as popular as fancy dancing, and much less bother, half the women I know are crazy about their surgeons. – K by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  18. No change of the Principal will probably take place, before the meeting of the States General; though a change is to be wished, for his operations do not answer the expectations formed of him. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson