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See definition of performs on Dictionary.com
  • verbcarry out, accomplish
  • verbact, depict as entertainment

synonyms for performs

  • achieve
  • act
  • behave
  • complete
  • do
  • execute
  • finish
  • function
  • implement
  • meet
  • observe
  • operate
  • take
  • work
  • comply
  • discharge
  • effect
  • end
  • enforce
  • fulfill
  • move
  • percolate
  • perk
  • react
  • realize
  • satisfy
  • tick
  • transact
  • be engaged in
  • bring about
  • bring off
  • carry through
  • carry to completion
  • deliver the goods
  • dispose of
  • do justice to
  • do to a turn
  • go that route
  • pull off
  • put through
  • run with the ball
  • take care of business
  • wind up
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antonyms for performs

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  • abstain
  • avoid
  • bear
  • cancel
  • cease
  • create
  • destroy
  • discontinue
  • dodge
  • fail
  • forget
  • give up
  • halt
  • idle
  • ignore
  • keep
  • lose
  • maintain
  • miss
  • neglect
  • stop
  • deny
  • dissuade
  • overlook
  • refuse
  • direct
  • prevent
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How to use performs in a sentence

But suppose that the consumer, for the things which he himself makes and sells, or for the work which he performs, receives more?
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
This engine, which has been at work about a month, performs exceedingly well.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Therefore God alone is responsible for the acts the man performs in obedience to the cherub's orders.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
A director who performs a different service, serves as an attorney, for example, may receive compensation for it.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
When the espada finally performs his courageous feat under such conditions, he obtains such an ovation as his skill deserves.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
It makes no economic difference what he is or what he does so only that he performs his accumulating office.
THE INHUMANITY OF SOCIALISMEDWARD F. ADAMS
When he performs any thing, he sometimes approves what he has done, and at other times repents of it.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
But the cottonwood, alone among trees, performs this operation itself.
PRAIRIE SMOKE (SECOND EDITION, REVISED)MELVIN RANDOLPH GILMORE
We have seen that, in the simplest of animals, one cell performs the functions necessary to its existence.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
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