perform+duty

  • 1 Duty — • The definition of the term duty given by lexicographers is: something that is due , obligatory service ; something that one is bound to perform or to avoid Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Duty     Duty …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 2 duty — du·ty n pl du·ties [Anglo French deuté indebtedness, obligation, from deu owing, due, from Old French see due] 1: tasks, service, or functions that arise from one s position performing a police officer s duties; also: a period of being on duty… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 DUTY — DUTY, an action that one is obligated to perform; a feeling, or sense, of obligation. In Judaism man s duties are determined by God s commandments. The entire biblical and rabbinic conception of man s role in the world is subsumed under the… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 4 perform — per‧form [pəˈfɔːm ǁ pərˈfɔːrm] verb 1. [transitive] to do work, carry out a duty, task etc: • It takes a highly skilled mechanic to perform repairs on this car. • Symbols across the top of the screen let a user click a mouse button to perform… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 perform — per·form vt 1: to adhere to and fulfill the terms of perform an obligation 2: to carry out or bring about perform the work according to design 3: to do according to prescribed ritual or law perform a marriage ceremony 4 …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 Perform — Per*form , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Performed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Performing}.] [OE. performen, parfourmen, parfournen, OF. parfornir, parfournir, to finish, complete; OF. & F. par (see {Par}) + fournir to finish, complete. The word has been… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 perform sentry duty — index patrol Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 duty to act — n. An obligation to perform some act to prevent harm to someone else. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 duty — noun 1 sth that you have to do because it is right or expected ADJECTIVE ▪ contractual, legal, statutory (esp. BrE) ▪ Retailers have a statutory duty to provide goods suitable for their purpose. ▪ fiduciary ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10 perform — verb 1 do a task/duty/piece of work ADVERB ▪ effectively, efficiently, properly (esp. BrE), successfully, well ▪ Who ensures that tasks are properly performed? ▪ poorly …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 duty — n. obligation service 1) to assume, take on a duty 2) to carry out, discharge, do, perform one s duty 3) to shirk one s duty 4) an ethical, moral; legal; painful, unpleasant; pleasant duty 5) a civic; official; patriotic; professional duty ;… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 12 Duty — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Duty >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 duty duty what ought to be done moral obligation accountableness liability onus responsibility Sgm: N 1 bounden duty bounden duty imperative duty Sgm: N 1 call call …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13 duty — A tax on imports, exports, or consumption goods. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary There are two main types of duty collected by HM Customs and Excise: one is import duty , which is duty charged on goods imported into the European Union ( EU); and… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 14 Duty to rescue — Tort law Part of the …

    Wikipedia

  • 15 Duty solicitor — In the several Commonwealth countries, including the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Canada, a duty solicitor (or, in Canada, a duty counsel) is a solicitor whose services are available to a person either suspected of, or charged with …

    Wikipedia

  • 16 duty — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Requisite service Nouns 1. duty, moral obligation, accountability, liability, onus, responsibility; bounden duty; call of duty; allegiance, fealty, tie; engagement, promise; part, function, calling,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17 perform */*/*/ — UK [pə(r)ˈfɔː(r)m] / US [pərˈfɔrm] verb Word forms perform : present tense I/you/we/they perform he/she/it performs present participle performing past tense performed past participle performed 1) a) [transitive] to complete an action or activity …

    English dictionary

  • 18 duty — /dooh tee, dyooh /, n., pl. duties. 1. something that one is expected or required to do by moral or legal obligation. 2. the binding or obligatory force of something that is morally or legally right; moral or legal obligation. 3. an action or… …

    Universalium

  • 19 perform — per|form [ pər fɔrm ] verb *** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to do something in front of an audience in order to entertain them, for example by acting in a play or singing: The opera was first performed in 1992. Akram went on to perform on… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 duty — A human action which is exactly conformable to the laws which require us to obey them. Legal or moral obligation. An obligation that one has by law or contract. Obligation to conform to legal standard of reasonable conduct in light of apparent… …

    Black's law dictionary


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