To discharge one's responsibilities
To execute commands or instructions
To bring to a close
To present a play, etc.
To attend to
To conduct oneself
*To use, as a drug
To begin and carry through to completion:execute, perform, prosecute. (Informal) pull off. See do
To carry out the functions, requirements, or terms of:discharge, execute, exercise, fulfill, implement, keep, perform. Idiom: live up to. See do
To conduct oneself in a specified way:acquit, act, bear, behave, carry, comport, demean1, deport, quit. See be
To progress or perform adequately, especially in difficult circumstances:fare, fend, get along, get by, manage, muddle through, shift. (Informal) make out. Idioms: make do, make shift. See thrive
To produce on the stage:act (out), dramatize, enact, give, perform, present2, put on, stage. See performing arts
To play the part of:act, enact, impersonate, perform, play, play-act, portray, represent. See action, performing arts, substitute
To prepare (food) for eating by the use of heat:cook. See ingestion
To journey over (a specified distance):cover, make. See move
To meet a need or requirement:answer, serve, suffice, suit. See excess, help
To spend or complete (time), as a prison term:put in, serve. See time
To get money or something else from by deceitful trickery:bilk, cheat, cozen, defraud, gull, mulct, rook, swindle, victimize. (Informal) chisel, flimflam, take, trim. (Slang) diddle1, gyp, stick, sting. See honest
To work and care for:attend, minister to, serve, wait on (or upon). See care for phrasal verb do in
To make extremely tired:exhaust, fag (out), tire out, wear out. (Informal) knock out, tucker (out). (Slang) poop1 (out). Idioms: run ragged, take it out of. See tired
To take the life of (a person or persons) unlawfully:destroy, finish (off), kill1, liquidate, murder, slay. (Informal) put away. (Slang) bump off, knock off, off, rub out, waste, wipe out, zap. See help
To cover and tie (something), as with paper and string:package, wrap. See put on noun (Informal)
A large or important social gathering:affair, celebration, festivity, fete, function, gala, occasion, party, soiree. (Slang) bash. See group, work Roget's II The New Thesaurus Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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