Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun implement

1 sense of implement

Sense 1
implement -- (instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end)
       => instrumentality, instrumentation -- (an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb implement

3 senses of implement

Sense 1
implement -- (apply in a manner consistent with its purpose or design; "implement a procedure")
       => use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ -- (put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool?"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer")

Sense 2
enforce, implement, apply -- (ensure observance of laws and rules; "Apply the rules to everyone";)
       => compel, oblige, obligate -- (force somebody to do something; "We compel all students to fill out this form")

Sense 3
follow through, follow up, follow out, carry out, implement, put through, go through -- (pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue; "Did he go through with the treatment?"; "He implemented a new economic plan"; "She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal")
       => complete, finish -- (come or bring to a finish or an end; "He finished the dishes"; "She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree"; "The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours")

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