perform


perform

verb

Definition of PERFORM

1
to carry through (as a process) to completion <she performed the task quickly and expertly>
Phrases go through
Near Antonyms fail; skimp, slight, slur
2
to have a certain purpose <the kidneys perform as a filtering system for the blood>
Synonyms act, perform, serve, work
3
to present a portrayal or performance of <has always dreamed of performing Hamlet on stage>
4
to produce a desired effect <the new medication performed surprisingly well>
Synonyms operate, perform, take, work
Near Antonyms backfire; fizzle

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