Took vs Performed - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between took and performed

is that took is (take) while performed is (perform).

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took

English

Verb

(head)
  • (take)
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=19 citation , passage=When Timothy and Julia hurried up the staircase to the bedroom floor, where a considerable commotion was taking place, Tim took Barry Leach with him. He had him gripped firmly by the arm, since he felt it was not safe to let him loose, and he had no immediate idea what to do with him.}}

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    performed

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (perform)
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    perform

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To do something; to execute.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=July-August, author= Lee S. Langston, magazine=(American Scientist)
  • , title= The Adaptable Gas Turbine , passage=Turbines have been around for a long time—windmills and water wheels are early examples. The name comes from the Latin turbo'', meaning ''vortex , and thus the defining property of a turbine is that a fluid or gas turns the blades of a rotor, which is attached to a shaft that can perform useful work.}}
  • To do something in front of an audience, often in order to entertain it.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Perform a part thou hast not done before.

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    * performance * performant * performative * performator * performer

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