Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) 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"
- direct troponym / full troponym
- S: (v) click off (perform or finish an action rapidly) "The game was clicked off in 1:48"
- S: (v) carry (sing or play against other voices or parts) "He cannot carry a tune"
- S: (v) pipe up (begin to play or sing)
- S: (v) declaim, recite (recite in elocution)
- S: (v) serenade (sing and play for somebody) "She was serenaded by her admirers"
- S: (v) cut corners (do something the cheapest or easiest way) "Cut corners to make a cheaper product"
- S: (v) stunt (perform a stunt or stunts)
- S: (v) cut (perform or carry out) "cut a caper"
- S: (v) blaze away (perform (an acting passage) brilliantly and rapidly) "Mr. Jones blazed away in one passage after another to loud applause"
- S: (v) scamp (perform hastily and carelessly)
- S: (v) churn out (perform in a mechanical way)
- S: (v) premier, premiere (perform a work for the first time)
- S: (v) star (be the star in a performance)
- S: (v) appear (appear as a character on stage or appear in a play, etc.) "Gielgud appears briefly in this movie"; "She appeared in `Hamlet' on the London stage"
- S: (v) rehearse, practise, practice (engage in a rehearsal (of))
- S: (v) improvise, improvize, ad-lib, extemporize, extemporise (perform without preparation) "he extemporized a speech at the wedding"
- S: (v) interpret, render (give an interpretation or rendition of) "The pianist rendered the Beethoven sonata beautifully"
- S: (v) conduct, lead, direct (lead, as in the performance of a composition) "conduct an orchestra; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years"
- S: (v) make (perform or carry out) "make a decision"; "make a move"; "make advances"; "make a phone call"
- derivationally related form
- sentence frame
- S: (v) perform (perform a function) "Who will perform the wedding?"
- S: (v) perform (give a performance (of something)) "Horowitz is performing at Carnegie Hall tonight"; "We performed a popular Gilbert and Sullivan opera"
- S: (v) do, perform (get (something) done) "I did my job"