Definition of perform:

part of speech: verb

To execute thoroughly or completely; to do; to carry out; to complete; to achieve; to act a part; to play on an instrument; to represent or act a part upon the stage.

Usage examples:

  • For permission to perform address the author. Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma in "Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis".
  • I promise no more than I can perform Charles James Lever in "The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)".
  • We must get our things back, and that quickly, or we won't be able to perform to- night. Ralph Bonehill in "Leo the Circus Boy".
  • In our future adventures he might perform a similar mission. Frederick A. Cook in "My Attainment of the Pole".

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