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Meaning of OPERANT

Pronunciation:  '√Ępurunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having influence or producing an effect; "many emotional determinants at work"; "an operant conscience"
 

OPERANT is a 7 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: at work(p), operative
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Op"er*ant\, a. [L. operans, p. pr. of operari. See
{Operate}.]
Operative. [R.] --Shak. -- n. An operative person or thing.
[R.] --Coleridge.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: actor, agent, architect, author, conductor, creator, doer, driver, engineer, executant, executor, executrix, fabricator, functionary, handler, maker, manipulator, medium, mover, operative, operator, performer, perpetrator, pilot, practitioner, prime mover, producer, runner, steersman, subject, worker
 

 

 

 

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