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English noun: implement

1. implement (artifact) instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end


Broader (hypernym)instrumentality, instrumentation


Narrower (hyponym)bar, beater, branding iron, brush, buff, buffer, candlesnuffer, cleaning device, cleaning equipment, cleaning implement, eraser, fire iron, fishgig, fizgig, flail, flyswat, flyswatter, gig, hook, iron, lance, leather strip, needle, oar, rod, sharpener, snuffer, spear, spike, sports implement, stick, stick, stirrer, strickle, swab, swatter, tool, tuning fork, utensil, writing implement


English verb: implement

1. implement (social) apply in a manner consistent with its purpose or design


SamplesImplement a procedure.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)apply, employ, use, utilise, utilize

2. implement (social) ensure observance of laws and rules


SamplesApply the rules to everyone.


Synonymsapply, enforce


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)compel, obligate, oblige


Narrower (hyponym)execute, execute, run


Antonymsexempt, relieve, free

3. implement (change) pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue


SamplesDid he go through with the treatment?.
He implemented a new economic plan.
She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal.


Synonymscarry out, follow out, follow through, follow up, go through, put through


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)complete, finish


Narrower (hyponym)adhere


Verb groupaccomplish, action, carry out, carry through, execute, fulfil, fulfill









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