Perform

Definition of Perform

Per`form´
v. t.1.To carry through; to bring to completion; to achieve; to accomplish; to execute; to do.
[imp. & p. p. Performed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Performing.]
I will cry unto God most high, unto God that performeth all things for me.
- Ps. lvii. 2.
Great force to perform what they did attempt.
- Sir P. Sidney.
2.To discharge; to fulfill; to act up to; as, to perform a duty; to perform a promise or a vow.
To perform your father's will.
- Shak.
3.To represent; to act; to play; as in drama.
Perform a part thou hast not done before.
- Shak.
v. i.1.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.

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