Origin of performance
Related Words for performancework, act, achievement, conduct, play, concert, show, dance, appearance, drama, production, behavior, portrayal, presentation, display, opera, action, operation, practice, completion
Examples from the Web for performance
Contemporary Examples of performance
The hope was that greater transparency about performance would drive results.The ‘No Child’ Rewrite Threatens Your Kids’ Future
January 3, 2015
Tony Shalhoub, Act One Sometimes you realize the power of a performance only when it remains in your mind many months later.
Having graduated Juilliard last spring, Alex Sharp is too young to have given the performance of a lifetime.
Worse still is how much of this is being made into performance.Public Marriage Proposals Must Die
December 28, 2014
Her very first performance onstage came at the age of 4, when she cameoed as a dancing flower in the musical Bye Bye Birdie.Jena Malone’s Long, Strange Trip From Homelessness to Hollywood Stardom
December 22, 2014
Historical Examples of performance
At length the curtain fell, and the evening's performance was over.Life in London
It would never do to leave in the middle of the performance.The Leopard Woman
Stewart Edward White
A rehearsal, of course, must be very different from a performance.
He had expected some sort of festivity after the performance, but there was none.
He said very little about his intentions; performance was enough for him.Tiverton Tales