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

4 senses of perform

Sense 1
perform, execute, do -- (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")

Sense 2
perform -- (perform a function; "Who will perform the wedding?")
       => act, move -- (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel")

Sense 3
perform -- (give a performance (of something); "Horowitz is performing at Carnegie Hall tonight"; "We performed a popular Gilbert and Sullivan opera")
       => re-create -- (create anew; "Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale")

Sense 4
do, perform -- (get (something) done; "I did my job")
       => carry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfil -- (put in effect; "carry out a task"; "execute the decision of the people"; "He actioned the operation")

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