Definition of Implement

1. Noun. Instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end.




2. Verb. Apply in a manner consistent with its purpose or design. "Implement a procedure"
Generic synonyms: Apply, Employ, Use, Utilise, Utilize
Derivative terms: Implementation

3. Verb. Ensure observance of laws and rules. "Apply the rules to everyone"
Exact synonyms: Apply, Enforce
Generic synonyms: Compel, Obligate, Oblige
Specialized synonyms: Execute, Run, Execute
Derivative terms: Applicative, Enforcement, Enforcer
Antonyms: Exempt

4. Verb. Pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue. "She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal"

Definition of Implement

1. n. That which fulfills or supplies a want or use; esp., an instrument, tool, or utensil, as supplying a requisite to an end; as, the implements of trade, of husbandry, or of war.

2. v. t. To accomplish; to fulfill.

Definition of Implement

1. Noun. A tool or instrument for working with. ¹

2. Verb. to bring about; to put into practice ¹

3. Verb. to carry out; to do ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Implement

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Implement

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Literary usage of Implement

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1893)
"warded it to me, when its exact resemblance in form and finishing to an implement which I have in my own collection, that was obtained by Dr. Evans, ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1880)
"The implement bears traces of considerable wear by blown sand ... By H. STOPES, FOS The author described a flint implement of the river-drift type, ..."

3. A Critical Examination of Socialism by William Hurrell Mallock (1907)
"Mr. Sidney Webb, for example, recognizes it as an implement of direction the only alternative to which is a system of legal coercion. ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1817)
"Where the cost of lime is fo great as to prevent its being used, the Chinese implement and Manure answer the same purpose as lime. 11. The Chinese implement ..."

5. The Mechanics' Magazine (1856)
"... of turning a plough or cultivating implement at the end of ils course. ... he arranges the fore part of the plough or other implement in such manner ..."

6. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1901)
"Farm implement News Co., Chicago. Merchants and manufacturers mailing guide ... Marine- Review Pub., Cleveland, O. Farm implement news buyer's guide: annual ..."

7. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1891)
"THE implement now exhibited, made of fine polished diorite, is of unique shape, so far as my observations extend, no similar specimen having fallen under my ..."

8. Text-book of Geology by Archibald Geikie (1885)
"... implement. included iii the Palaeolithic series. A satisfactory chronological classification of the deposits containing the first relics of man is ..."

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