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Performance Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • any recognized accomplishment; "they admired his performance under stress"; "when Roger Maris powered four home runs in one game his performance merits awe"
  • the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it; "they criticised his performance as mayor"; "experience generally improves performance"
  • the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment; "we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal"; "an inspired performance of Mozart''s C minor concerto"
  • a dramatic or musical entertainment; "they listened to ten different performances"; "the play ran for 100 performances"; "the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity"
  • process or manner of functioning or operating; "the power of its engine determine its operation"; "the plane''s operation in high winds"; "they compared the cooking performance of each oven"; "the jet''s performance conformed to high standards"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a dramatic or musical entertainment; "they listened to ten different performances"; "the play ran for 100 performances"; "the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity" ,
  • the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it; "they criticised his performance as mayor"; "experience generally improves performance" ,
  • the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment; "we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal"; "an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto" ,
  • process or manner of functioning or operating; "the power of its engine determine its operation"; "the plane's operation in high winds"; "they compared the cooking performance of each oven"; "the jet's performance conformed to high standards" ,
  • any recognized accomplishment; "they admired his performance under stress"; "when Roger Maris powered four home runs in one game his performance merits awe"

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Performance Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A performance, in performing arts, generally comprises an event in which one group of people (the performer or performers) behave in a particular way for another group of people (the audience).

In dance a group of people will usually go on stage to perform for the audience.



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'Performance' example sentence in quotations


* Leadership is not magnetic personality--that can just as well be a glib tongue. It is not 'making friends and influencing people'--that is flattery. Leadership is lifting a person's vision to higher sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations. - Peter Drucker

* Management means, in the last analysis, the substitution of thought for brawn and muscle, of knowledge for folkways and superstition, and of cooperation for force. It means the substitution of responsibility for obedience to rank, and of authority of performance for the authority of rank. Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision. - Peter Drucker

* Remember this-that there is a proper dignity and proportion to be observed in the performance of every act of life. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus


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Performance Sample Sentences in News


  • Make Performance Reviews Less Dreadful With These 5 Tips
    If your process has lost its way, employees will be on edge and your company will see barely any benefits from reviews. Read more on this news related to 'Performance'
  • Riverbed SteelCentral Helps ABB Ensure Peak Performance of Business Critical Applications
    Riverbed Technology , the leader in application performance infrastructure, today announced that ABB is using Riverbed® SteelCentral™ solutions and Riverbed Professional Services to ensure the peak performance of applications that are truly business-critical – when these apps don’t work they can cost the company as much as $1 million per day. Read more on this news related to 'Performance'
  • Performance Food Group Names New President & CEO of Performance Foodservice
    Performance Food Group, Inc. announced today that it had named Dave Flitman to the role of President & CEO of its Performance Foodservice broadline business segment repor Read more on this news related to 'Performance'

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