Definitions of perform

  1. To do; to act a part; to play.
  2. To carry through; to bring to completion; to achieve; to accomplish; to execute; to do.
  3. To represent; to act; to play; as in drama.
  4. To do or carry out; execute; achieve; as, to perform an operation; to fulfil; to render or portray; as, to perform a part in a play.
  5. To do thoroughly: to carry out: to achieve: to act.
  6. To do thoroughly; execute; act.
  7. To act out as a play; represent; render; play.
  8. To do, execute, or accomplish something; to acquit one's self in any business; esp., to represent sometimes by action; to act a part; to play on a musical instrument; as, the players perform poorly; the musician performs on the organ.
  9. To act a part; to exhibit in public; as, to perform on the piano.
  10. To do: to act a part: to play, as on a musical instrument.
  11. To do; act; play, as on an instrument.
  12. get ( something) done; " I did my job"
  13. give a performance ( of something); " Horowitz is performing at Carnegie Hall tonight"; " We performed a popular Gilbert and Sullivan opera"
  14. perform a function; " Who will perform the wedding?"
  15. carry out or perform an action; " John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; " the skater executed a triple pirouette"; " she did a little dance"
  16. To accomplish an act; do; act on the stage, etc.
  17. To execute; to accomplish; to discharge; to fulfil.
  18. 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.