Synonyms for performance
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English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
BaileyFestus, 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.
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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"
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"
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"
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
any recognized accomplishment
"they admired his performance under stress"; "when Roger Maris powered four home runs in one game his performance merits awe"
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"
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
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List of paraphrases for "performance":
yield, throughput, results, return, efficiency, execution, implementation, yields, fulfilment, outturn, performances, returns, functioning, achievement, outcomes, performing, effectiveness, discharge, manifestations, exercise, delivery, enforcement, outcome, output, manifestation, behaviour, perform
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What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his fellow citizens, namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions.
With respect to our financial performance, we are pleased that the company continued to deliver strong results in the second quarter, and we are raising our outlook for the year, we remain intensely focused on the well-being of our employees and we are committed to doing everything possible to ensure that our company has a welcoming, supportive and safe environment where all of our team members can thrive.
There's no sign of the impressive performance ending any time soon. The manufacturing sector is clearly in expansion mode and looks poised for continued robust growth in coming months.
The majority of students who come to us have been smitten at some point in their lives by the look and performance of vehicles; not just cars but things with wings, things that zip down rails, do young girls usually go nuts over trucks and cars? I don't know but that early exposure seems to be what ultimately drives students to our school. And I've not heard of any barriers for entry to manufacturers' studios; the carmakers would be delighted to have more women. The notion of, 'oh, she's just a woman, is long gone.'.
I found that some of the strongest performers were not people that fit into the pretty little pinup girl stereotype, i found the strongest performers were people that were sort of, you know, the super strong personalities with incredible performance ideas and they were the most fascinating and intriguing, and the ones that could hold their own on stage the most. Then I put the show together and I found that so many people were inspired to see different people on stage.
Translations for performance
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- actuació, execució, representacióCatalan, Valencian
- Durchführung, Auftritt, Aufführung, Leistung, ArbeitsleistungGerman
- βελτιστοποίηση, απόδοση, συμπεριφορά, παράστασηGreek
- exhibición, realización, número, desempeño, prestación, cumplimiento, rendimiento, actuación, espectáculo, representación, ejecuciónSpanish
- suorituskyky, esiintyminen, esitys, saavutus, suoritusFinnish
- prestation, représentation, exécution, performanceFrench
- esibizione, rendimento, esecuzione, prestazione, performanceItalian
- performanță, desăvârșire, prestație, îndeplinire, realizare, randament, realizăriRomanian
- исполнение, выполнение, производительность, выступлениеRussian
- verkställande, prestanda, utförandeSwedish
- màn biểu diễnVietnamese
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