Student Thesaurus

One entry found for perform.
Entry Word: perform
Function: verb
Text: 1 to carry through (as a process) to completion <she performed the task quickly and expertly>
Synonyms accomplish, achieve, carry out, commit, compass, do, execute, follow through, fulfill (or fulfil), make
Related Words bring about, effect, effectuate, implement; engage (in), practice (or practise); work (at); reduplicate, reenact, repeat; actualize, attain, realize; complete, end, finish, wind up
Phrases go through
Near Antonyms fail; skimp, slight, slur
2 to have a certain purpose <the kidneys perform as a kind of filtering system for the blood> -- see FUNCTION
3 to present a portrayal or performance of <has always dreamed of performing Hamlet on stage> -- see ACT 1
4 to produce a desired effect <the new medication performed surprisingly well> -- see ACT 2