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Synonyms for performance
pərˈfɔr mənsper·for·mance

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. performancenoun

    An act is strictly and originally something accomplished by an exercise of power, in which sense it is synonymous with deed or effect. Action is a doing. Act is therefore single, individual, momentary; action a complex of acts, or a process, state, or habit of exerting power. We say a virtuous act, but rather a virtuous course of action. We speak of the action of an acid upon a metal, not of its act. Act is used, also, for the simple exertion of power; as, an act of will. In this sense an act does not necessarily imply an external effect, while an action does. Morally, the act of murder is in the determination to kill; legally, the act is not complete without the striking of the fatal blow. Act and deed are both used for the thing done, but act refers to the power put forth, deed to the result accomplished; as, a voluntary act, a bad deed. In connection with other words act is more usually qualified by the use of another noun, action by an adjective preceding; we may say a kind act, though oftener an act of kindness, but only a kind action, not an action of kindness. As between act and deed, deed is commonly used of great, notable, and impressive acts, as are achievement, exploit, and feat.

    Festus: We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths.

    Bailey Festus, A Country Town, sc. 7.

    A feat exhibits strength, skill, personal power, whether mental or physical, especially the latter; as, a feat of arms, a feat of memory. An exploit is a conspicuous or glorious deed, involving valor or heroism, usually combined with strength, skill, loftiness of thought, and readiness of resource; an achievement is the doing of something great and noteworthy; an exploit is brilliant, but its effect may be transient; an achievement is solid, and its effect enduring. Act and action are both in contrast to all that is merely passive and receptive. The intensest action is easier than passive endurance.

    Synonyms:
    accomplishment, achievement, act, action, consummation, deed, doing, effect, execution, exercise, exertion, exploit, feat, motion, movement, operation, proceeding, transaction, work

    Antonyms:
    cessation, deliberation, endurance, immobility, inaction, inactivity, inertia, passion (In philosophic sense), quiescence, quiet, repose, rest, suffering, suspension

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. performance

    Synonyms:
    accomplishment, act, execution, deed, exploit, work, achievement, enterprise, operation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. performance, public presentationnoun

    a dramatic or musical entertainment

    "they listened to ten different performances"; "the play ran for 100 performances"; "the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity"

    Synonyms:
    functioning, public presentation, carrying out, execution, operation, carrying into action

  2. performancenoun

    the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment

    "we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal"; "an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto"

    Synonyms:
    functioning, public presentation, carrying out, execution, operation, carrying into action

  3. performance, execution, carrying out, carrying into actionnoun

    the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it

    "they criticised his performance as mayor"; "experience generally improves performance"

    Synonyms:
    instruction execution, carrying into action, functioning, public presentation, implementation, execution, operation, capital punishment, execution of instrument, executing, carrying out, death penalty, murder, writ of execution, slaying

  4. performancenoun

    any recognized accomplishment

    "they admired his performance under stress"; "when Roger Maris powered four home runs in one game his performance merits awe"

    Synonyms:
    functioning, public presentation, carrying out, execution, operation, carrying into action

  5. operation, functioning, performancenoun

    process or manner of functioning or operating

    "the power of its engine determines its operation"; "the plane's operation in high winds"; "they compared the cooking performance of each oven"; "the jet's performance conformed to high standards"

    Synonyms:
    surgery, mathematical operation, process, procedure, surgical operation, cognitive operation, public presentation, carrying into action, execution, functioning, carrying out, operation, military operation, cognitive process, surgical procedure, mental process, mathematical process, surgical process

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. performancenoun

    Synonyms:
    accomplishment, execution, completion

  2. performancenoun

    Synonyms:
    action, deed, act, achievement, exploit, feat

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. performancenoun

    Synonyms:
    execution, achievement, accomplishment, trick, feat, exploit, stunt, deed, act

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How to use performance in a sentence?

  1. Christian Coleman:

    My message to fans... I'm running clean. I don't really know what else to say, I explained the situation, i don't take any performance-enhancing drugs. I don't take anything legal or illegal. I just work hard with my God-given talent and abilities. And just continue to do that.

  2. Alyssa Farah:

    These allegations are an example of precisely what's wrong with Washington -- a junior-level disgruntled former detailee, with whom Ambassador O'Brien had almost no interaction, can launch baseless attacks for partisan purposes, yevgeny Vindman is no longer at National Security Council after Yevgeny Vindman detail was ended following poor performance, as revealed in the House Democrats' letter. Yevgeny Vindman now attempts to retaliate against Yevgeny Vindman former supervisors for providing an accurate assessment of Yevgeny Vindman performance.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    The best way to make a good day is to enjoy doing the hard work to better the productivity consistently and stay happy only with the performance excellence.

  4. Rika Kihira:

    My goal was to get the first place twice in a row... so I became a little bit impatient because of my first mistake in the Axel. But I was able to recalculate and reassemble the structure of my performance, i tried to switch my mind and focus on the next element right away after my mistake. It was good experience for me to prepare for the next competition.

  5. Chief Revenue Officer Mick Griffin:

    We developed a community marketing team whose KPI [key performance indicator] is to become a leader in topics via various online channels, in order to increase visibility and traffic, we have already successfully achieved this on Quora, and the results are very positive. Our community manager Gloria is now the most-read content provider in 13 channels important to our industry.


Translations for performance

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  • أداءArabic
  • actuació, execució, representacióCatalan, Valencian
  • výkonnostCzech
  • ydeevneDanish
  • Durchführung, Auftritt, Aufführung, Leistung, ArbeitsleistungGerman
  • βελτιστοποίηση, απόδοση, συμπεριφορά, παράστασηGreek
  • exhibición, realización, número, desempeño, prestación, cumplimiento, rendimiento, actuación, espectáculo, representación, ejecuciónSpanish
  • کاراییPersian
  • suorituskyky, esiintyminen, esitys, saavutus, suoritusFinnish
  • prestation, représentation, exécution, performanceFrench
  • הצגהHebrew
  • निष्पादनHindi
  • kinerjaIndonesian
  • esibizione, rendimento, esecuzione, prestazione, performanceItalian
  • 演奏Japanese
  • perficienturLatin
  • persembahanMalay
  • opvoeringDutch
  • ytelseNorwegian
  • występPolish
  • desempenhoPortuguese
  • performanță, desăvârșire, prestație, îndeplinire, realizare, randament, realizăriRomanian
  • исполнение, выполнение, производительность, выступлениеRussian
  • verkställande, prestanda, utförandeSwedish
  • performansTurkish
  • продуктивністьUkrainian
  • màn biểu diễnVietnamese
  • 性能Chinese

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