pp1d07 operare, operatio
Meaning "Operare", working. A dynamic process (a process in time, in duratio). "Agere" {3d02 agere, actio^passio} is a special type of working, when operation is from within (in se) and the operation is a sufficient condition for something to happen. Acting hence is relative to a specific effect. An operation can technically be an action relative to one effect and a passion (partial cause) relative to another (think of collateral damage). Things in alio like windmills and planetary systems "work" (operare) in the patere-sense. They do not act. More: [notes] to {3d02 agere, actio^passio NOT actu}
Subsets (kinds) There are two complement kinds of operating: agere and patere.
Mantras [what is] ad existendum et operandum certo modo determinare
modus/res quatenus substantia ( = Deo = natura-sense 2) ad existendum et aliquid operandum determinati (determinata ratione) consideratur
ad existendum et operandum determinatur a talibus causis quae etiam ab aliis
determinatae sunt ad existendum et operandum certa ac determinata ratione et hae iterum ab aliis et sic in infinitum.
instead of operandum one sometimes finds
agendum (probably a slip, since ad agendum determinatur is a contradiction). cf. also actiones straightforwardly used for passions in {4p59}
Occurrence [geomap]

Equivalence claims involving operare, operatio
{1d07} [notes] 1. necessary 2. constrained, 3. that thing which is determined by something external to itself to a fixed and definite method of existence or operation. 1. Necessaria 2. coacta 3. [ea res] quae ab alio determinatur ad existendum et operandum certa ac determinata ratione.
{1p28} 1. Wherefore it must follow from 2. be conditioned for, existence and operation by God or one of his attributes, in so far as the latter are modified by some modification which is finite, and has a conditioned existence. 1. sequi 2. ad existendum et operandum determinari a Deo vel  [excl exh] aliquo ejus attributo quatenus modificatum est modificatione quae finita est et determinatam habet existentiam.
{1p33} 1. If things could have been of a different nature 2. [If things] have been conditioned to operate in a different way, so that the order of nature would have been different, 1. [si res] alterius naturae potuissent esse 2. [si res] alio modo ad operandum determinari ut naturae ordo alius esset
pp1d07 operare, operatio