Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun

The act of performing; execution; action; representation.

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Usage examples "performance":

  1. We haven't come here for a performance, but to make an acquaintance." - "The Way of Ambition", Robert Hichens.
  2. And Mr. Benyon's last performance, his " snick," had placed him at the other wicket, prepared to receive Mr. Sapsworth's bowling- when it came. - "Amusement Only", Richard Marsh.
  3. Having decided to stage his performance, he had no intention of letting it fail through lack of attention to detail. - "No Man's Land", H. C. McNeile.