1. carry out or perform an action

Similar word(s): do, execute

Definition categories: creation

2. perform a function

- Who will perform the wedding?

Definition categories: social, act, move

3. give a performance (of something)

- Horowitz is performing at Carnegie Hall tonight

- We performed a popular Gilbert and Sullivan opera

Definition categories: creation

4. get (something) done

Similar word(s): do

Definition categories: social, accomplish, action, execute, fulfil, fulfill

Sentences with perform as a verb:

- The scientists performed several experiments.

- She will perform in the play.