perform definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To begin and carry through to conclusion; do: The physician performed the operation.
    • To take action relative to what's needed of; fulfill: perform a person's contractual responsibilities.
    • To enact (a feat or part) before a gathering.
    • To give a public presentation of; present: My theater group performed a three-act play.
    • to hold through; to bring to completion; to reach; to complete; to execute; to-do.
    • To discharge; to fulfill; to behave to
    • To portray; to behave; to play; like in drama.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To carry on; purpose: a vehicle that executes well on curves.
    • To fulfill an obligation or requirement; achieve some thing as guaranteed or anticipated.
    • To portray a job or demonstrate a skill before a gathering: The juggler performed atop a unicycle.
    • presenting a dramatic or musical work or other enjoyment before a gathering.
    • doing, execute, or achieve one thing; to acquit one's self in just about any company; esp., to portray sometimes by activity; to do something part; to play on a musical tool
  • verb:
    • to-do some thing; to perform.
    • to-do something facing an audience, usually in order to captivate it.
    • execute or perform an action
    • give a performance (of anything)
    • get (some thing) done
    • do a function
  • others:
    • To effect; execute; achieve; achieve; carry-on or out; do: as, to do, an act of kindness or a deed of daring; to perform just about every day's labor; to do an operation in surgery or in arithmetic.
    • To carry out or do whatever is demanded or needed by (task, a vow, etc.); execute the conditions, instructions, or requirements of; devote execution; discharge; fulfil: because, to execute your responsibility; to do a vow; to do a covenant.
    • To make; do.
    • to do something or represent on or as regarding the phase: as, to perform the element of Hamlet.
    • In order to make up; constitute; full.
    • to cover; furnish.
    • To sing, or render on a musical instrument.
    • to do something; do or execute some thing.
    • to do something part; proceed through or finish any work; especially, to sing or use a musical tool, represent a character on the stage, etc.

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