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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the performance of a part or role in a drama;
[syn: acting, playing, playacting, performing]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] I will cry unto God most high, unto God that performeth all things for me. --Ps. lvii. 2. [1913 Webster] Great force to perform what they did attempt. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] 2. To discharge; to fulfill; to act up to; as, to perform a duty; to perform a promise or a vow. [1913 Webster] To perform your father's will. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To represent; to act; to play; as in drama. [1913 Webster] Perform a part thou hast not done before. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: To accomplish; do; act; transact; achieve; execute; discharge; fulfill; effect; complete; consummate. See Accomplish. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

performing n 1: the performance of a part or role in a drama [syn: acting, playing, playacting, performing]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

70 Moby Thesaurus words for "performing": acting, action, agency, aping, behavioral, buffoonery, business, characterization, conduct, direction, driving, dumb show, embodiment, enacting, enactment, execution, exercise, functional, functioning, gag, ham, hammy acting, handling, hoke, hokum, imitation, impersonation, inaction, incarnation, management, manipulation, masquerade, mimesis, mimicking, mimicry, miming, mummery, occupation, operancy, operating, operation, operational, overacting, pantomime, pantomiming, patter, performance, personation, personification, playacting, playing, portrayal, posing, practice, practicing, projection, representation, responsibility, running, serving, slapstick, stage business, stage directions, stage presence, steering, stunt, taking a role, work, working, workings