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Definition of Perform

Perform

  1. To carry through; to bring to completion; to achieve; to accomplish; to execute; to do.
  2. To discharge; to fulfill; to act up to; as, to perform a duty; to perform a promise or a vow.
  3. To represent; to act; to play; as in drama.
  4. To do, execute, or accomplish something; to acquit one's self in any business; esp., to represent sometimes by action; to act a part; to play on a musical instrument; as, the players perform poorly; the musician performs on the organ.

Perform Quotations

A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living. Today's military rejects include tomorrow's hard-core unemployed.
John F. Kennedy

Difference of opinion is advantageous in religion. The several sects perform the office of a Censor - over each other.
Thomas Jefferson

No duty the Executive had to perform was so trying as to put the right man in the right place.
Thomas Jefferson

Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them.
Napoleon Bonaparte

It is better to do one's own duty, however defective it may be, than to follow the duty of another, however well one may perform it. He who does his duty as his own nature reveals it, never sins.
Lao Tzu
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Perform Translations

perform in Afrikaans is vertoon, doen, verskyn, pleeg, bedien, maak
perform in Dutch is opdraven, opdagen
perform in Latin is perpetro, tractare, fungor; fungi; functus, facio
perform in Portuguese is aparecer, apresentar, fazer, execute
perform in Spanish is exportar, hacer, ejecutar, consumar, entrar

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