Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Doing; executing; accomplishing.
  • Trained to perform tricks or play a part: as, performing dogs.

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  • verb Present participle of perform.

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  • noun the performance of a part or role in a drama

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Examples

  • "The term 'performing inconsistently' is a more accurate reflection of the school's situation and clearly flags that while some aspects of the school's provision may be good or better, improvement is needed in others."

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  • BERLIN -- Dutch-born entertainer Johannes Heesters, who made his name performing in Adolf Hitler's Germany and was dogged later in his long career by controversy over his Nazi-era past, died Saturday, his agent said.

    Controversial Nazi Entertainer Dies At 108

  • BERLIN -- Dutch-born entertainer Johannes Heesters, who made his name performing in Adolf Hitler's Germany and was dogged later in his long career by controversy over his Nazi-era past, died Saturday, his agent said.

    Controversial Nazi Entertainer Dies At 108

  • BERLIN -- Dutch-born entertainer Johannes Heesters, who made his name performing in Adolf Hitler's Germany and was dogged later in his long career by controversy over his Nazi-era past, died Saturday, his agent said.

    Controversial Nazi Entertainer Dies At 108

  • BERLIN -- Dutch-born entertainer Johannes Heesters, who made his name performing in Adolf Hitler's Germany and was dogged later in his long career by controversy over his Nazi-era past, died Saturday, his agent said.

    Johannes Heesters Dead: Nazi-Era Performer Dies At 108

  • BERLIN -- Dutch-born entertainer Johannes Heesters, who made his name performing in Adolf Hitler's Germany and was dogged later in his long career by controversy over his Nazi-era past, died Saturday, his agent said.

    Controversial Nazi Entertainer Dies At 108

  • BERLIN -- Dutch-born entertainer Johannes Heesters, who made his name performing in Adolf Hitler's Germany and was dogged later in his long career by controversy over his Nazi-era past, died Saturday, his agent said.

    Controversial Nazi Entertainer Dies At 108

  • BERLIN -- Dutch-born entertainer Johannes Heesters, who made his name performing in Adolf Hitler's Germany and was dogged later in his long career by controversy over his Nazi-era past, died Saturday, his agent said.

    Johannes Heesters Dead: Nazi-Era Performer Dies At 108

  • BERLIN -- Dutch-born entertainer Johannes Heesters, who made his name performing in Adolf Hitler's Germany and was dogged later in his long career by controversy over his Nazi-era past, died Saturday, his agent said.

    Controversial Nazi Entertainer Dies At 108

  • BERLIN -- Dutch-born entertainer Johannes Heesters, who made his name performing in Adolf Hitler's Germany and was dogged later in his long career by controversy over his Nazi-era past, died Saturday, his agent said.

    Controversial Nazi Entertainer Dies At 108

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  • My adjectival use: 'They have courses in the performing arts.'

    August 23, 2011