What does implement mean?

Definitions for implement
ˈɪm plə mənt; -ˌmɛntim·ple·ment

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word implement.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. implement(verb)

    instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end

  2. implement(verb)

    apply in a manner consistent with its purpose or design

    "implement a procedure"

  3. enforce, implement, apply(verb)

    ensure observance of laws and rules

    "Apply the rules to everyone";

  4. follow through, follow up, follow out, carry out, implement, put through, go through(verb)

    pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue

    "Did he go through with the treatment?"; "He implemented a new economic plan"; "She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Implement(noun)

    that which fulfills or supplies a want or use; esp., an instrument, toll, or utensil, as supplying a requisite to an end; as, the implements of trade, of husbandry, or of war

    Etymology: [LL. implementum accomplishment, fr. L. implere, impletum, to fill up, finish, complete; pref. im- in + plere to fill. The word was perh. confused with OF. empleier, emploier, to employ, F. employer, whence E. employ. See Plenty.]

  2. Implement(verb)

    to accomplish; to fulfill

    Etymology: [LL. implementum accomplishment, fr. L. implere, impletum, to fill up, finish, complete; pref. im- in + plere to fill. The word was perh. confused with OF. empleier, emploier, to employ, F. employer, whence E. employ. See Plenty.]

  3. Implement(verb)

    to provide with an implement or implements; to cause to be fulfilled, satisfied, or carried out, by means of an implement or implements

    Etymology: [LL. implementum accomplishment, fr. L. implere, impletum, to fill up, finish, complete; pref. im- in + plere to fill. The word was perh. confused with OF. empleier, emploier, to employ, F. employer, whence E. employ. See Plenty.]

  4. Implement(verb)

    to fulfill or perform, as a contract or an engagement

    Etymology: [LL. implementum accomplishment, fr. L. implere, impletum, to fill up, finish, complete; pref. im- in + plere to fill. The word was perh. confused with OF. empleier, emploier, to employ, F. employer, whence E. employ. See Plenty.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Implement

    im′ple-ment, n. a tool or instrument of labour.—v.t. to give effect to: to fulfil or perform.—adj. Implemen′tal, acting as an implement.—n. Implē′tion, a filling: the state of being full. [Low L. implementum—L. im-plēre, to fill.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. implement

    Whatever may supply a want, especially an instrument or utensil as supplying a requisite to an end; as, the implements of war.

Editors Contribution

  1. implement

    To create in a consistent, systematic way.

    They did implement the new policy easily and efficiently.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 24, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'implement' in Verbs Frequency: #465

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of implement in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of implement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of implement in a Sentence

  1. Mithripala Sirisena:

    I'm confident that the victory we will get is a great victory. I will implement the rule of law, democracy and make a peaceful country by chasing away family rule and corrupt rule.

  2. Frans Timmermans:

    We are here today to discuss with the Greek government the best way that we can quickly implement the decisions that are necessary for us to be able to assist financially and with people and material so that the situation becomes better.

  3. Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko:

    Under any circumstances we will continue to implement the association agreement with the European Union including a deep and comprehensive free trade agreement.

  4. Nicolas Sarkozy:

    We must be merciless, the legal quibbling, precautions and pretexts for insufficient action are not acceptable. I demand that the government implement without delay the proposals we presented months ago. There is no more time to be wasted.

  5. President Benigno Aquino:

    You would need a large force to implement martial law and there is no guarantee it will produce positive results, it might generate more sympathy for the Abu Sayyaf.

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Translations for implement

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  • نفذ, حقق, نجز, تنفيذArabic
  • выко́нваць, вы́канацьBelarusian
  • uskutečnitCzech
  • teclynWelsh
  • umsetzen, ausführen, durchführen, erfüllen, vollziehen, implementierenGerman
  • herramienta, implementar, implemento, instrumentoSpanish
  • riist, teostamaEstonian
  • اجرا کردنPersian
  • työkalu, toteuttaa, apuväline, panna toimeen, välineFinnish
  • appliquer, instrument, exécuter, établirFrench
  • uirlisIrish
  • cuir an gnìomhScottish Gaelic
  • כלי, כליםHebrew
  • végrehajt, megvalósítHungarian
  • utensilo, realigar, instrumento, implementoIdo
  • implementare, attrezzo, mettere in pratica, utensile, arnese, attuareItalian
  • 実現する, 道具, 実行するJapanese
  • alet, alav, bi cih kirin, ئاڵات, bi cih anîn, amûr, hacet, haletKurdish
  • īstenotLatvian
  • whakatinanaMāori
  • redskapNorwegian
  • hulpmiddel, toepassen, uitwerken, gereedschap, implementerenDutch
  • reiskapNorwegian Nynorsk
  • narzędziePolish
  • implemento, ferramenta, implementar, instrumentoPortuguese
  • средство, реализовывать, инструмент, осуществлять, орудие, претворять в жизнь, прибор, выполнятьRussian
  • instrument, sredstvo, ostvariti, implementirati, realizirati, oruđeSerbo-Croatian
  • redskap, implementeraSwedish
  • tekelezaSwahili
  • అమలుపరచుTelugu
  • araçTurkish
  • 实施Chinese

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