• enPR: ĭmʹplə-mənt, IPA: /ˈɪmpləmənt/

implement (plural implements)

  1. A tool or instrument for working with.
    They carried an assortment of gardening implements in the truck.
    • 1900, Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams, Avon Books, (translated by James Strachey) pg. 234:
      A man dreamt as follows: He saw two boys struggling—barrel-maker’s boys, to judge by the implements lying around.
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  • enPR: ĭmʹplə-mĕnt, IPA: /ˈɪmpləmɛnt/

implement (implements, present participle implementing; past and past participle implemented)

  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

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