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Noun: performing  pu(r)'for-ming
  1. The performance of a part or role in a drama
    - acting, playing, playacting
Verb: perform  pu(r)'form
  1. Carry out an action
    "the skater performed a triple pirouette";
    - execute, do
  2. Carry out a function
    "Who will perform the wedding?"
  3. (performing arts) give a performance (of something)
    "Horowitz is performing at Carnegie Hall tonight"; "We performed a popular Gilbert and Sullivan opera"
  4. Get (something) done
    "I performed my job";
    - do

Derived forms: performings

Type of: accomplish, act, action, activity, carry out, carry through, execute, fulfil [Brit, Cdn], fulfill [N. Amer], move, performing arts, recreate, re-create

Part of: performance

Encyclopedia: Performing