Well-written and well performed, this was one of my favorite dramas and could be a solid hit for CBS.
If well performed, it will be found, I think, far more amusing in the acting than in the reading.
The cleansing and sorting of the ores are well performed in Cumberland.
The getting into a cab is a very pretty and graceful process, which, when well performed, is essentially melodramatic.
They had well performed their share of the trench fighting since May.
A comedy had been substituted, called El lindo Diego, the part of which we saw was well performed.
We have said that every function of her body is well performed.
The task has been well performed, and the series will be found of value both to the teacher and the taught.
They have not shunned the one, and they have well performed the other.
Work′man-like, like a workman: becoming a skilful workman: well performed; Work′manly, becoming a skilful workman.
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+)