The act of beginning and carrying through to completion
One's artistic conception as shown by the way in which something such as a dramatic role or musical composition is rendered
The way in which a machine or other thing performs or functions
The fulfilling of a function
A public presentation
A performance of one of the plays is given annually.
That was assault of a peace officer in the performance of his duty.
I repeated this performance several times.
They applauded all his tricks and at the end of the performance begged him earnestly not to go away again and leave them.
Your performance on the couch makes me think you're not above taking what you want, either, she reminded him.