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implement

[ noun im-pluh-muhnt; verb im-pluh-ment, -muhnt ]
/ noun ˈɪm plə mənt; verb ˈɪm pləˌmɛnt, -mənt /
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noun
verb (used with object)
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Origin of implement

First recorded in 1425–75; late Middle English, from Late Latin implēmentum “a filling up,” equivalent to Latin implē(re) “to fill up” (im- im-1 + plēre “to fill” ) + -mentum -ment

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British Dictionary definitions for implement

implement

noun (ˈɪmplɪmənt)
a piece of equipment; tool or utensilgardening implements
something used to achieve a purpose; agent
verb (ˈɪmplɪˌmɛnt) (tr)
to carry out; put into action; performto implement a plan
archaic to complete, satisfy, or fulfil

Derived forms of implement

implemental, adjectiveimplementation, nounimplementer or implementor, noun

Word Origin for implement

C17: from Late Latin implēmentum, literally: a filling up, from Latin implēre to fill up, satisfy, fulfil
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