- perform used 42 times.
- performance used twice.
- performed used 21 times.
- performeth used 4 times.
- performing used twice.
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
PERFORM', verb transitive [Latin per and formo, to make.]
1. To do; to execute; to accomplish; as, to perform two days' labor in one day; to perform a noble deed or achievement.
2. To execute; to discharge; as, to perform a duty or office.
3. To fulfill; as, to perform a covenant, promise or contract; to perform a vow.
PERFORM', verb intransitive To do; to act a part. The player performs well in different characters. The musician performs well on the organ.
PERFORM'ABLE, adjective That may be done, executed or fulfilled; practicable.
PERFORM'ANCE, noun Execution or completion of any thing; a doing; as the performance of work or of an undertaking; the performance of duty.
1. Action; deed; thing done.
2. The acting or exhibition of character on the state. Garrick was celebrated for his theatrical performances.
3. Composition; work written.
Few of our comic performances give good examples.
4. The acting or exhibition of feats; as performances of horsemanship.
PERFORM'ED, participle passive Done; executed; discharged.
PERFORM'ER, noun One that performs any thing, particularly in an art; as a good performer on the violin or organ; a celebrated performer in comedy or tragedy, or in the circus.
PERFORM'ING, participle present tense Doing; executing; accomplishing.
PERFORM'ING, noun Act done; deed; act of executing.