performverbuk /pəˈfɔːm/ us /pɚˈfɔːrm/
perform verb (DO)
- We usually ask interviewees to perform a few simple tasks on the computer just to test their aptitude.
- Reversing round a corner is one of the manoeuvres you are required to perform in a driving test.
- In Britain, AIDS tests are now performed on all people who offer to become blood donors.
- The operation is performed under anaesthetic.
- He performs his duties very ably.
- (your) every move idiom
- act/do sth on your own responsibility idiom
- be up to sth idiom
- get around to sth
- give yourself over/up to sth
- go about sth
- go about your business idiom
- go through with sth
- talk the talk idiom
- up to
perform verb (ENTERTAIN)
- I've seen her perform on television, but never in the flesh.
- The orchestra is to perform its last ever concert tomorrow night at the Albert Hall.
- The choir will be performing the Hallelujah Chorus at the concert.
- She is performing in Birmingham tonight, on the third leg of her nationwide tour.
- They're performing twice nightly at the Playhouse Theatre.