What does perform mean?

Definitions for perform
pərˈfɔrmper·form

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. perform, execute, do(verb)

    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. perform(verb)

    perform a function

    "Who will perform the wedding?"

  3. perform(verb)

    give a performance (of something)

    "Horowitz is performing at Carnegie Hall tonight"; "We performed a popular Gilbert and Sullivan opera"

  4. do, perform(verb)

    get (something) done

    "I did my job"

Wiktionary

  1. perform(Verb)

    To do something; to execute.

  2. perform(Verb)

    To do something in front of an audience, often in order to entertain it.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Perform(verb)

    to carry through; to bring to completion; to achieve; to accomplish; to execute; to do

  2. Perform(verb)

    to discharge; to fulfill; to act up to; as, to perform a duty; to perform a promise or a vow

  3. Perform(verb)

    to represent; to act; to play; as in drama

  4. Perform(verb)

    to do, execute, or accomplish something; to acquit one's self in any business; esp., to represent sometimes by action; to act a part; to play on a musical instrument; as, the players perform poorly; the musician performs on the organ

Freebase

  1. PerForm

    PerForm and PerForm PRO were electronic form programs, initially designed to work under GEM in DOS. Later versions were designed to work in Windows 3.1, at which point it was succeeded by FormFlow. The initial version of PerForm was created in 1988 and was the first product released by Canadian software firm Delrina, which became best known for its later fax software program, WinFax. The electronic forms division of Delrina was sold to JetForm in 1996. JetForm in turn was bought by Adobe, and the electronic forms products were officially discontinued in 2004.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Perform

    per-form′, v.t. to do thoroughly: to carry out: to achieve: to act, as on the stage.—v.i. to do: to act a part: to play, as on a musical instrument.—adj. Perfor′mable, capable of being performed: practicable.—ns. Perfor′mance, act of performing: a carrying out of something: something done, esp. of a public character: a piece of work: an exhibition in a theatre or a place of amusement: an act or action; Perfor′mer, one who performs, esp. one who makes a public exhibition of his skill: an actor, an actress, &c.—adj. Perfor′ming, doing: trained to perform tricks. [O. Fr. parfournir, par—L. per, through, fournir, to furnish.]

Editors Contribution

  1. Perform

    To do.

    They performed the dance easily together.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 9, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'perform' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3139

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'perform' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4276

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'perform' in Verbs Frequency: #251

How to pronounce perform?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say perform in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of perform in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of perform in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of perform in a Sentence

  1. Cincinnati Bell:

    Despite repeated effort we have yet to receive any information regarding the current status of Yaunce’s condition and its effect on his ability to perform his duty.

  2. Alan Joyce:

    If you get the best talent, the best people, the best jobs you're going to perform better, i think one of the reasons Qantas (QAN.AX) turned it around so dramatically is that we've embraced diversity.

  3. Hans Boeckler Foundation:

    In this case, it is not the customers, who evaluate a product, but the employees themselves who evaluate each other, this increases the perception of a competitive situation among employees, which in turn creates pressure to perform, self-discipline and stress.

  4. David Eastburn:

    Due to the complexity of this new medical standard, trained medical officers will perform a medical prescreen of transgender applicants for military service who otherwise meet all applicable applicant standards.

  5. Timothy Noakes:

    We accept that you might not be able to perform explosively quite as well when you are not taking carbohydrates.

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