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  Definition of Perform
  1. carry out or perform an action; "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; "the skater executed a triple pirouette"; "she did a little dance"
  2. give a performance (of something); "Horowitz is performing at Carnegie Hall tonight"; "We performed a popular Gilbert and Sullivan opera"
  3. perform a function; "Who will perform the wedding?"
  4. get (something) done; "I did my job"
Similar Words: execute, do

 

Hyponyms: click off, sight-read, carry, pipe up, declaim, recite, serenade, cut corners, stunt, cut, blaze away, scamp, churn out, premier, premiere, star, appear, rehearse, practise, practice, improvise, improvize, ad-lib, extemporize, extemporise, interpret, render, conduct, lead, direct, make, barnstorm, interlude, grandstand, solo, play out, underperform, sightread, rap, give, concertize, concertise, play, debut, audition, try out, act, roleplay, playact, church, officiate, overachieve, turn, underachieve, misdo, go all out, give one's best, do one's best, ply

 

Derivational Morphology: actor, doer, worker, performance, execution, carrying out, carrying into action, executant, performer, performing artist, acting, playing, playacting, performing, public presentation

 

Anagrams: preform

 

 
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