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English definition of “perform”

perform

verb     /pəˈfɔːm/
[T] to do a job, task, or duty: perform an operation/task/role As part of the assessment, candidates were asked to perform a group task. The regulator failed to perform his duty to seek an enforcement order.
[I] to do something in a satisfactory or expected way: The threat of redundancies was affecting the team's ability to perform. How well do these savings accounts perform in the longer term?perform well/badly/poorly The company's core brand is performing well. The fund has been the top performing ethical unit trust for five years.
(Definition of perform verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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