Definition for perform

verb as in act, depict as entertainment

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Example Sentences

Wooten, a nurse at the facility, was the first to raise concerns about the hysterectomies, which were performed by a gynecologist described as “the uterus collector” in a whistleblower complaint filed Monday.

From Vox

That made it the third-best performing bureau, behind only the Foreign Service Institute and the Bureau of Intelligence and Research.

The new algorithm performs flips one at a time, searching for a solution.

Despite the turmoil, the firm is confident about its position, and its ability to perform for clients.

From Fortune

If what you value is a player capable of performing within herself, well, you probably already enjoyed Hebard with the Oregon Ducks — and even more now in her time as a classic five with the playoff-bound Sky.

His first language was Russian, then he learned Swedish, but chooses to perform in monosyllabic broken English.

Both males and females at parties, weddings, and celebrations perform it.

Girls perform better in school (though this does not, seemingly, result in higher wages).

I felt very free there to sort of, you know, perform…not just doing guys and dolls and stuff.

Daniels, 28, was allegedly the first to force “Jane Doe” to perform sexual acts on johns.

I ne'er heard yet that any of these bolder vices wanted less impudence to gainsay what they did, than to perform it first.

The special license had arrived; the young clergyman who was to perform the service was located at Hartledon.

On some future occasion I may suggest how you may successfully perform your duties in your new position.

That is a very flimsy pretext, so that the fiscals may not perform their duties faithfully against the governor.

It took her twenty years to save enough money to perform her first journey!


On this page you'll find 223 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to perform, such as: achieve, act, behave, complete, do, and execute.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.