Definition of performances


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • performances is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 21 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • performances is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 25 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of performances

  • a dramatic or musical entertainment (noun)

    Examples

    1. they listened to ten different performances
    2. the play ran for 100 performances
    3. the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity

    Synonyms

    1. public presentation

  • process or manner of functioning or operating (noun)

    Examples

    1. they compared the cooking performance of each oven
    2. the jet's performance conformed to high standards

    Synonyms

    1. functioning
    2. operation

  • the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it (noun)

    Examples

    1. they criticised his performance as mayor
    2. experience generally improves performance

    Synonyms

    1. carrying into action
    2. carrying out
    3. execution

  • any recognized accomplishment (noun)

    Examples

    1. they admired his performance under stress
    2. when Roger Maris powered four home runs in one game his performance merits awe

  • the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment (noun)

    Examples

    1. we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal
    2. an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto

See definition of performances in Merriam Webster