As one of the b-boy pioneers, he travels around the world, performing, teaching workshops, and judging battles.
But I like performing and I like entertaining and making people feel good.
“It made me feel proud of them for doing all that they accomplished, like performing at Madison Square Garden,” my sister said.
The justices are not performing for the public, and signaling to the public how they will rule is furthest from their minds.
It depends on Obama running as good a campaign as he did last time and performing as well in debates.
In performing this service one of her officers was wounded by a party of guerillas.
In performing their funerals, they show no state or vainglory.
Not a moment did he then lose in performing what he deemed his two great duties under the circumstances.
We had gone through a few “feats”—Spencer lifting and performing with 56lb.
There was a mountebank conjurer seated on a table, performing all sorts of wonders before a gaping crowd.
c.1300, "carry into effect, fulfill, discharge," via Anglo-French performer, altered (by influence of Old French forme "form") from Old French parfornir "to do, carry out, finish, accomplish," from par- "completely" (see per-) + fornir "to provide" (see furnish).
Theatrical/musical sense is from c.1600. The verb was used with wider senses in Middle English than now, including "to make, construct; produce, bring about;" also "come true" (of dreams), and to performen muche time was "to live long." Related: Performed; performing.
To do a sex act; function sexually: She didn't love him, but liked the way he performed (1916+)