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Most of us fall short much more by omission than by commission. While the world perishes we go our way: purposeless, passionless, day after day.
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Etymology 1

From Late Latin implementem (accusative singular of implemens (a filling up)), present participle of implere (to fill up)

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
implement

Plural
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  1. A tool or instrument for working with.
    They carried an assortment of gardening implements in the truck.
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Etymology 2

From Scottish English or Scots implement (fulfill)

Pronunciation

  • enPR: ĭmʹplə-mĕnt, IPA: /ˈɪmpləmɛnt/, SAMPA: /"Impl@mEnt/

Verb

Infinitive
to implement

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to implement (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. to bring about; to put into practice
    It’s a good thought, but it will be a difficult thing to implement.
  2. to carry out; to do

Usage notes

  • Objects: plan, programme, strategy, policy, agreement, order, specification, etc.
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