1. performing

noun. ['pɝˈfɔrmɪŋ'] the performance of a part or role in a drama.


  • method acting
  • performing arts
  • activity
  • characterization
  • personation
  • overacting
  • stage business
  • dumb show
  • method
  • portrayal
  • playacting
  • mime
  • byplay
  • heroics
  • reenactment
  • pantomime
  • acting
  • playing
  • hamming
  • impersonation
  • enactment
  • skit
  • business
  • performance


  • discontinuance
  • assembly
  • discontinuation
  • activation

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Words that Rhyme with Performing

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Example sentences of the word performing

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Of course, not every house can go through its life cycle with the foundation performing flawlessly.

Quotes containing the word performing

1. I'm into sincerity in music and sincerity in art. If it doesn't feel true, I don't want to do it. Things that are too dramatic scare me. I think that's why I don't always fit into the world of performing arts.
- Zooey Deschanel

2. My mother was Irish; she had this great sense of humor, and both my parents loved films. There was a very vibrant discourse about politics and everything that was going on in the world where I grew up. So I was genetically predisposed to go into the performing arts.
- Martin Donovan

3. True leadership lies in guiding others to success. In ensuring that everyone is performing at their best, doing the work they are pledged to do and doing it well.
- Bill Owens