Definition of Performance:

  1. The action or process of carrying out or accomplishing an action, task, or function.

  2. The accomplishment of a given task measured against preset known standards of accuracy, completeness, cost, and speed. In a contract, performance is deemed to be the fulfillment of an obligation, in a manner that releases the performer from all liabilities under the contract.

  3. An act of staging or presenting a play, concert, or other form of entertainment.

Synonyms of Performance

Carrying out, Execution, Discharge, Conducting, Conduct, Effecting, Accomplishment, Achievement, Completion, Fulfilment, Dispatch, Implementation, Show, Production, Showing, Presentation, Entertainment, Staging, Act, Philharmonic concert, Accomplished fact, Accomplishment, Accordance, Achievement, Acquittal, Acquittance, Act, Acta, Acting, Action, Adherence, Administration, Adventure, Agency, Aping, Appearance, Attainment, Baccalaureate service, Band concert, Behavior, Benefit, Bill, Blow, Bringing to fruition, Buffoonery, Business, Cantando, Care, Carrying out, Celebration, Ceremonial, Ceremony, Chamber concert, Characterization, Commencement, Commission, Completion, Compliance, Concert, Conduct, Conformance, Conformity, Consummation, Convocation, Coup, Dealings, Debut, Deed, Demeanor, Demilegato, Demonstration, Deportment, Direction, Discharge, Dispatch, Display, Doing, Doings, Driving, Dumb show, Effectiveness, Effectuation, Efficacy, Effort, Embodiment, Empty formality, Enacting, Enactment, Endeavor, Engagement, Enterprise, Entertainment, Execution, Exercise, Exercises, Exhibit, Exhibition, Exploit, Exposition, Exposure, Expression, Fait accompli, Farewell performance, Feat, Fingering, Flesh show, Formal, Formality, Fruition, Fulfillment, Function, Functioning, Gag, Gest, Gig, Glissando, Go, Graduation, Graduation exercises, Ham, Hammy acting, Hand, Handiwork, Handling, Heed, Heeding, Hoke, Hokum, Imitation, Impersonation, Implementation, Inaugural, Inauguration, Incarnation, Initiation, Interpretation, Intonation, Job, Keeping, Legato, Liturgy, Management, Maneuver, Manipulation, Masquerade, Measure, Mezzo staccato, Mimesis, Mimicking, Mimicry, Miming, Mission accomplished, Move, Mummery, Music-making, Musical performance, Musical program, Observance, Observation, Occupation, Office, Opening, Operancy, Operation, Ostentation, Overacting, Overproduction, Overt act, Pantomime, Pantomiming, Parlando, Passage, Patter, Performing, Perpetration, Personation, Personification, Philharmonic, Pianism, Pizzicato, Play, Playacting, Playing, Pop concert, Pops, Popular concert, Portrayal, Posing, Practice, Premiere, Presentation, Presentment, Proceeding, Production, Productiveness, Program, Program of music, Projection, Prom, Promenade concert, Realization, Recital, Religious ceremony, Rendering, Rendition, Repercussion, Representation, Res gestae, Respect, Responsibility, Retrospective, Rite, Rite de passage, Rite of passage, Ritual, Rubato, Running, Satisfaction, Scene, Service, Service of music, Show, Showing, Slapstick, Slur, Solemnity, Solemnization, Spiccato, Staccato, Stage business, Stage directions, Stage presence, Stage presentation, Steering, Step, Stroke, Stunt, Success, Swan song, Symphony concert, Taking a role, Theatrical performance, Thing, Thing done, Touch, Tour de force, Transaction, Tryout, Turn, Undertaking, Unfolding, Unfoldment, Unveiling, Varnishing day, Vernissage, Work, Working, Workings, Works

How to use Performance in a sentence?

  1. Your performance will be evaluated once a year, and the amount of raise you receive, will be based on that.
  2. The continual performance of a single task reduces a man to the level of a machine.
  3. Don Giovanni had its first performance in 1787.
  4. New standardized tests associated with the Common Core standards require students to complete performance tasks, not just select the best answer by filling in bubbles.
  5. Johns boss was heading toward his office for his monthly performance review, but he had been working extremely hard these past few weeks, and was not worried.

Meaning of Performance & Performance Definition