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 for operate on
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  operate on
      v 1: perform surgery on; "The doctors operated on the patient
           but failed to save his life" [syn: operate on, operate]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  28 Moby Thesaurus words for "operate on":
     act on, act upon, affect, bandage, bathe, care for, concentrate on,
     cure, diagnose, doctor, flux, focus on, give care to, heal,
     influence, massage, minister to, nurse, physic, plaster, poultice,
     purge, remedy, rub, splint, strap, treat, work on

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