verb (used with object)
to carry out; execute; do:
to perform miracles.
to go through or execute in the proper, customary, or established manner:
to perform the marriage ceremony.
to carry into effect; fulfill:
Perform what you promise.
to act (a play, part, etc.), as on the stage, in movies, or on television.
to render (music), as by playing or singing.
to accomplish (any action involving skill or ability), as before an audience:
to perform a juggling act.
verb (used without object)
to fulfill a command, promise, or undertaking.
to execute or do something.
to act in a play:
to perform in the role of Romeo.
to perform music.
to go through any performance.
(of loans, investments, etc.) to yield a profit; earn income.
to carry out or do (an action)
(transitive) to fulfil or comply with: to perform someone’s request
to present or enact (a play, concert, etc) before or otherwise entertain an audience: the group performed Hamlet
(intransitive) (informal) to accomplish sexual intercourse: he performed well
[self-per-pech-oo-ey-ting, self-] /ˈsɛlf pərˈpɛtʃ uˌeɪ tɪŋ, ˌsɛlf-/ adjective 1. continuing oneself in office, rank, etc., beyond the normal limit. 2. capable of indefinite continuation. self-perpetuating adjective 1. (of machine, emotion, idea, etc) continuing or prevailing without any external agency or intervention
noun 1. the act of persuading or seeking to persuade. 2. the power of persuading; persuasive force. 3. the state or fact of being persuaded or convinced. 4. a deep conviction or belief. 5. a form or system of belief, especially religious belief: the Quaker persuasion. 6. a sect, group, or faction holding or advocating […]
noun 1. pity for oneself, especially a self-indulgent attitude concerning one’s own difficulties, hardships, etc.: We must resist yielding to self-pity and carry on as best we can. noun 1. the act or state of pitying oneself, esp in an exaggerated or self-indulgent manner
noun 1. a dramatic composition or piece; drama. 2. a dramatic performance, as on the stage. 3. exercise or activity for amusement or recreation. 4. fun or jest, as opposed to seriousness: I said it merely in play. 5. a pun. 6. the playing, action, or conduct of a game: The pitcher was replaced in […]