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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Per·form v. t. [imp. & p. p. Performed p. pr. & vb. n. Performing.]
 1. To carry through; to bring to completion; to achieve; to accomplish; to execute; to do.
    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.
 Syn: -- To accomplish; do; act; transact; achieve; execute; discharge; fulfill; effect; complete; consummate. See Accomplish.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the performance of a part or role in a drama [syn: acting,
           playing, playacting]