Simple Definition of performance
: an activity (such as singing a song or acting in a play) that a person or group does to entertain an audience
: the way an actor performs a part in a play, movie, etc.
: the act of doing a job, an activity, etc.
Full Definition of performance
2 : the fulfillment of a claim, promise, or request : implementation
3 a : the action of representing a character in a play b : a public presentation or exhibition <a benefit performance>
5 : the manner of reacting to stimuli : behavior
Examples of performance
This evening's performance will start at 8 o'clock.
The hall is usually used for orchestra performances.
The critics loved her performance as the villain.
A supervisor will evaluate each employee's performance.
employees with strong job performances
Employees are given an annual performance assessment.
The gas additive improves engine performance.
an increased level of performance
We've introduced new performance levels.
First Known Use of performance
PERFORMANCE Defined for Kids
Definition of performance
1 : the carrying out of an action <He's in the performance of his duty.>
2 : a public entertainment <We attended a symphony performance.>
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