verb (used with object)
Origin of implement
Examples from the Web for implement
St. Laurent, however, pointed out why this step might be especially difficult to implement.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For its part, the Pentagon said that it is no surprise that it is taking some time to implement the mission.U.S. Hasn’t Even Started Training Rebel Army to Fight ISIS|Tim Mak|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Adding a checkbox to a driver's license and another form would make this easy to implement.
Republicans have a rare opportunity to implement policies that are truly compassionate and transcend toxic identity politics.
It then helped design and implement the bailout of insurer AIG, which, like Bear Stearns, was not regulated by the Fed.The Incredible 'Wussiness' Of The Fed Vs Goldman Sachs—Caught On Tape|Daniel Gross|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The gosha-gr is an implement for remedying the warp of a bow-tip and string-notch.The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
In the first attempt to use the sickle Terence was so awkward as to fall forward and break the implement into two pieces.The Boy Slaves|Mayne Reid
If he seldom touched an implement now, he had in his youth worked like the labourers, and literally followed the plough.Hodge and His Masters|Richard Jefferies
On the way they saw a man ploughing-in his grain, and the implement seemed to be a wooden one.
He worked the implement through a portion of the wood, and then found its course stopped by some still harder matter.Gladys, the Reaper|Anne Beale
verb (ˈɪmplɪˌmɛnt) (tr)
Word Origin for implement
mid-15c., from Late Latin implementem "a filling up" (as with provisions), from Latin implere "to fill," from assimilated form of in- "into, in, on, upon" (see in- (2)) + plere "to fill" (see pleio-). Sense of "tool" is 1530s, from notion of things provided to do work, that which "fills up" or "completes" a household (c.1500).
1806, originally chiefly in Scottish, where the noun was a legal term meaning "fulfillment," from implement (n.). It led to the wretched formation implementation, first recorded 1913. Related: Implemented.