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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Perform  \Per*form"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Performed};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Performing}.]  [OE.  performen,  parfourmen  parfournen 
  OF  parfornir  parfournir  to  finish,  complete;  OF  &  F.  par 
  (see  {Par})  +  fournir  to  finish,  complete.  The  word  has  been 
  influenced  by  form  cf  L.  performare  to  form  thoroughly.  See 
  {Furnish}.] 
  1.  To  carry  through  to  bring  to  completion;  to  achieve;  to 
  accomplish;  to  execute;  to  do 
 
  I  will  cry  unto  God  most  high,  unto  God  that 
  performeth  all  things  for  me  --Ps.  lvii.  2. 
 
  Great  force  to  perform  what  they  did  attempt.  --Sir 
  P.  Sidney. 
 
  2.  To  discharge;  to  fulfill;  to  act  up  to  as  to  perform  a 
  duty;  to  perform  a  promise  or  a  vow. 
 
  To  perform  your  father's  will  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  represent;  to  act  to  play;  as  in  drama. 
 
  Perform  a  part  thou  hast  not  done  before  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  To  accomplish;  do  act  transact;  achieve;  execute; 
  discharge;  fulfill;  effect;  complete;  consummate.  See 
  {Accomplish}. 




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