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Definition 1: instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end - [noun denoting artifact]

(implement is a kind of ...) an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end

(... is a kind of implement ) 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"

(... is a kind of implement ) a cone-shaped implement with a handle; for extinguishing candles

(... is a kind of implement ) an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish

(... is a kind of implement ) a long, thin sharp-pointed implement (wood or metal)

"one of the spikes impaled him"

(... is a kind of implement ) an implement used in a sport

(... is a kind of implement ) an implement consisting of a length of wood

"he collected dry sticks for a campfire" "the kid had a candied apple on a stick"

(... is a kind of implement ) a long thin implement resembling a length of wood

"cinnamon sticks" "a stick of dynamite"

(... is a kind of implement ) an implement used for stirring

(... is a kind of implement ) a tool or rod used to level off grain or other granular material that is heaped in a measure

(... is a kind of implement ) 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

(... is a kind of implement ) an implement with a flat part (of mesh or plastic) and a long handle; used to kill insects

(... is a kind of implement ) an implement used in the practice of a vocation

(... is a kind of implement ) a metal implement with two prongs that gives a fixed tone when struck; used to tune musical instruments

(... is a kind of implement ) an implement for practical use (especially in a household)

(... is a kind of implement ) any implement that is used to make something (an edge or a point) sharper

"a knife sharpener"

(... is a kind of implement ) a long thin implement made of metal or wood

(... is a kind of implement ) an implement for beating

(... is a kind of implement ) an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle

(... is a kind of implement ) an implement consisting of soft material mounted on a block; used for polishing (as in manicuring)

(... is a kind of implement ) an implement with a small cup at the end of a handle; used to extinguish the flame of a candle

(... is a kind of implement ) any of a large class of implements used for cleaning

(... is a kind of implement ) an implement used to erase something

(... is a kind of implement ) metal fireside implements

(... is a kind of implement ) an implement consisting of handle with a free swinging stick at the end; used in manual threshing

(... is a kind of implement ) a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something

(... is a kind of implement ) implement used to brand live stock

(... is a kind of implement ) implement consisting of a strip of leather

(... is a kind of implement ) a sharp pointed implement (usually steel)

(... is a kind of implement ) an implement used to propel or steer a boat

(... is a kind of implement ) an implement that is used to write

Definition 2: pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue - [verb of change]

Samples where implement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for implement in the sense of this definition

(implement is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of implement ) follow through or carry out a plan without deviation

"They adhered to their plan"

(implement has a similar meaning as ...) put in effect

"carry out a task" "execute the decision of the people" "He actioned the operation"

Samples where implement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Apply the rules to everyone

Synonyms for implement in the sense of this definition

(implement is a kind of ...) force somebody to do something

"We compel all students to fill out this form"

(... is a kind of implement ) 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"

(... is a kind of implement ) carry out the legalities of

"execute a will or a deed"

Samples where implement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • implement a procedure

(implement is a kind of ...) 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"

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