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im·ple·ment

 (ĭm′plə-mənt)
n.
1. A tool, utensil, or other piece of equipment used in doing work: a gardening implement.
2. An article used to outfit or equip someone: ecclesiastical implements.
3. A means of achieving an end; an instrument or agent.
tr.v. (-mĕnt′) im·ple·ment·ed, im·ple·ment·ing, im·ple·ments
1. To put into practical effect; carry out: implement the new procedures.
2. To supply with implements.

[Middle English, supplementary payment, from Old French emplement, act of filling, from Late Latin implēmentum, from Latin implēre, to fill up : in-, intensive pref.; see in-2 + plēre, to fill; see pelə- in Indo-European roots.]

im′ple·men·ta′tion (-mən-tā′shən, -mĕn-) n.
im′ple·ment′er, im′ple·men′tor n.

implement

n
1. a piece of equipment; tool or utensil: gardening implements.
2. something used to achieve a purpose; agent
vb (tr)
3. to carry out; put into action; perform: to implement a plan.
4. archaic to complete, satisfy, or fulfil
[C17: from Late Latin implēmentum, literally: a filling up, from Latin implēre to fill up, satisfy, fulfil]
ˌimpleˈmental adj
ˌimplemenˈtation n
ˈimpleˌmenter, ˈimpleˌmentor n

im•ple•ment

(n. ˈɪm plə mənt; v. also -ˌmɛnt)

n.
1. an instrument, tool, or utensil for accomplishing work: agricultural implements.
2. an article of equipment, as household furniture, clothing, or the like.
3. a means; agent: goodwill as an implement to peace.
v.t.
4. to fulfill; carry out: implementing campaign promises.
5. to put into effect according to a definite plan or procedure.
6. to provide with implements.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Medieval Latin implēmentum item of stock, pl. arrears, Late Latin: filling up < Latin implēre to fill up =im- im-1 + plēre to fill]
im`ple•men•ta′tion, n.
im′ple•ment`er, im′ple•men`tor, n.

implement


Past participle: implemented
Gerund: implementing

Imperative
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Present
I implement
you implement
he/she/it implements
we implement
you implement
they implement
Preterite
I implemented
you implemented
he/she/it implemented
we implemented
you implemented
they implemented
Present Continuous
I am implementing
you are implementing
he/she/it is implementing
we are implementing
you are implementing
they are implementing
Present Perfect
I have implemented
you have implemented
he/she/it has implemented
we have implemented
you have implemented
they have implemented
Past Continuous
I was implementing
you were implementing
he/she/it was implementing
we were implementing
you were implementing
they were implementing
Past Perfect
I had implemented
you had implemented
he/she/it had implemented
we had implemented
you had implemented
they had implemented
Future
I will implement
you will implement
he/she/it will implement
we will implement
you will implement
they will implement
Future Perfect
I will have implemented
you will have implemented
he/she/it will have implemented
we will have implemented
you will have implemented
they will have implemented
Future Continuous
I will be implementing
you will be implementing
he/she/it will be implementing
we will be implementing
you will be implementing
they will be implementing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been implementing
you have been implementing
he/she/it has been implementing
we have been implementing
you have been implementing
they have been implementing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been implementing
you will have been implementing
he/she/it will have been implementing
we will have been implementing
you will have been implementing
they will have been implementing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been implementing
you had been implementing
he/she/it had been implementing
we had been implementing
you had been implementing
they had been implementing
Conditional
I would implement
you would implement
he/she/it would implement
we would implement
you would implement
they would implement
Past Conditional
I would have implemented
you would have implemented
he/she/it would have implemented
we would have implemented
you would have implemented
they would have implemented
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.implement - instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an endimplement - instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
bar - a rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon; "there were bars in the windows to prevent escape"
beater - an implement for beating
brush - an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle
buff, buffer - an implement consisting of soft material mounted on a block; used for polishing (as in manicuring)
candlesnuffer - an implement with a small cup at the end of a handle; used to extinguish the flame of a candle
cleaning device, cleaning equipment, cleaning implement - any of a large class of implements used for cleaning
eraser - an implement used to erase something
fire iron - metal fireside implements
flail - an implement consisting of handle with a free swinging stick at the end; used in manual threshing
hook - a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something
instrumentation, instrumentality - an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end
branding iron, iron - implement used to brand live stock
leather strip - implement consisting of a strip of leather
needle - a sharp pointed implement (usually steel)
oar - an implement used to propel or steer a boat
rod - a long thin implement made of metal or wood
sharpener - any implement that is used to make something (an edge or a point) sharper; "a knife sharpener"
snuffer - a cone-shaped implement with a handle; for extinguishing candles
fishgig, fizgig, gig, lance, spear - an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
spike - a long, thin sharp-pointed implement (wood or metal); "one of the spikes impaled him"
sports implement - an implement used in a sport
stick - an implement consisting of a length of wood; "he collected dry sticks for a campfire"; "the kid had a candied apple on a stick"
stick - a long thin implement resembling a length of wood; "cinnamon sticks"; "a stick of dynamite"
stirrer - an implement used for stirring
strickle - a tool or rod used to level off grain or other granular material that is heaped in a measure
swab - implement consisting of a small piece of cotton that is used to apply medication or cleanse a wound or obtain a specimen of a secretion
flyswat, flyswatter, swatter - an implement with a flat part (of mesh or plastic) and a long handle; used to kill insects
tool - an implement used in the practice of a vocation
tuning fork - a metal implement with two prongs that gives a fixed tone when struck; used to tune musical instruments
utensil - an implement for practical use (especially in a household)
writing implement - an implement that is used to write
Verb1.implement - apply in a manner consistent with its purpose or design; "implement a procedure"
apply, employ, use, utilise, utilize - put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool?"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer"
2.implement - ensure observance of laws and rulesimplement - ensure observance of laws and rules; "Apply the rules to everyone";
compel, obligate, oblige - force somebody to do something; "We compel all students to fill out this form"
execute, run - carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine; "Run the dishwasher"; "run a new program on the Mac"; "the computer executed the instruction"
execute - carry out the legalities of; "execute a will or a deed"
3.implement - pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue; "Did he go through with the treatment?"; "He implemented a new economic plan"; "She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal"
complete, finish - come or bring to a finish or an end; "He finished the dishes"; "She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree"; "The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours"
adhere - follow through or carry out a plan without deviation; "They adhered to their plan"
accomplish, carry out, carry through, fulfil, fulfill, action, execute - put in effect; "carry out a task"; "execute the decision of the people"; "He actioned the operation"

implement

verb
1. carry out, effect, carry through, complete, apply, perform, realize, fulfil, enforce, execute, discharge, bring about, enact, put into action or effect The government promised to implement a new system to control loan institutions.
carry out delay, hamper, hinder, impede

implement

noun
A device used to do work or perform a task:
verb
2. To carry out the functions, requirements, or terms of:
Idiom: live up to.
3. To compel observance of:
Idioms: put in force, put into action.
Translations
أداة، آله
nářadínástrojuskutečnit
redskab
riist
työkaluväline
áhald, tæki
įnagis
darbarīksierīceinstrumentsrīks

implement

A. [ˈɪmplɪmənt] Nherramienta f, instrumento m
B. [ˈɪmplɪment] VT [+ plan, decision, idea] → llevar a cabo, poner en práctica; [+ measure] → aplicar, poner en práctica; [+ law] → aplicar

implement

[ˈɪmplɪmənt]
n
(= tool) → instrument m
writing implements → instruments d'écriture
(for cooking)ustensile m
knives and other useful implements → couteaux et autres ustensiles utiles
[ˈɪmplɪmɛnt] vt [+ proposal, plan, new system] → mettre en œuvre, implémenter, mettre à effet

implement

n
Gerät nt; (= tool)Werkzeug nt
(fig: = agent) → Werkzeug nt
vt lawvollziehen; contract, promiseerfüllen; (= carry out, put into effect) plan, reform, measure etcdurchführen, ausführen; decisions, ceasefirein die Tat umsetzen, durchführen

implement

[vb ˈɪmplɪˌmɛnt; n ˈɪmplɪmənt]
1. vt (decision, plan, idea) → attuare; (law) → applicare
2. n (for cooking) → utensile m; (for garden, farm) → attrezzo

implement

(ˈimplimənt) noun
a tool or instrument. kitchen/garden implements.
References in classic literature ?
From beneath the flap of an enormous pocket of a soiled vest of embossed silk, heavily ornamented with tarnished silver lace, projected an instrument, which, from being seen in such martial company, might have been easily mistaken for some mischievous and unknown implement of war.
You shuddered as you gazed, and wondered what monstrous cannibal and savage could ever have gone a death-harvesting with such a hacking, horrifying implement.
His cleaver had a blade about two feet long, and he never made but one cut; he made it so neatly, too, that his implement did not smite through and dull itself--there was just enough force for a perfect cut, and no more.
The stranger applied his fingers to the implement in question, and simply said,
He had no better implement with which to intrench himself in the land than a clam-shell.
It was too dangerous an implement where so many people are standing around.
The next moment the heavy implement was raised aloft; the next, there was a crash and a squall, and the cat was off on three legs to meet an engagement; Roxy would arrive just as the lamp or a window went to irremediable smash.
For example, if we conceive the recent discovery of gas to be so much improved and adapted to domestic use, as to supersede all other modes of producing domestic light; we can already suppose, some centuries afterwards, the heads of a whole Society of Antiquaries half turned by the discovery of a pair of patent snuffers, and by the learned theories which would be brought forward to account for the form and purpose of so singular an implement.
Full of hope he hurried across the bridge, and recognised at once the spot where the castle was to stand, for spades, hammers, axes, and every other building implement lay scattered on the ground ready for the workman's hand, but of gold, silver, and precious stones there was not a sign.
In short, in his ardour he mentioned every little thing, and every implement and engine of war by means of which an assault upon a city is warded off, while the bruised and battered Sancho, who heard and suffered all, was saying to himself, "O if it would only please the Lord to let the island be lost at once, and I could see myself either dead or out of this torture
No sooner did he place the implement into the hands of the young hopeful, than his countenance brightened up, and he went off rejoicing in his hatchet, to the full as much as did his respectable mother in her ear-bobs.
The implement they usually employ is a shark's tooth, which is about as well adapted to the purpose as a one-pronged fork for pitching hay.