implement

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noun
ADJECTIVE
agricultural, farm, farming, garden, gardening, kitchen, surgical
cooking, digging, writing, etc.
sharp

Make sure that all sharp implements have covers.

flint, metal, stone, wooden
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verb
ADVERB
correctly, fully, properly

These policies have never been fully implemented.

partially
consistently, systematically
actually

The proposed changes were never actually implemented.

widely

These reforms have now been widely implemented in schools.

globally, locally, nationally
effectively, successfully
immediately, quickly
VERB + IMPLEMENT
agree to, decide to, intend to, promise to
attempt to, seek to, try to
fail to

The government failed to implement the plan.

refuse to
be forced to, be obliged to
be difficult to, be hard to

The decision was hard to implement.

PHRASES
easily implemented

It's a simple, easily implemented system.

poorly implemented

a poorly implemented strategy

Implement is used with these nouns as the object: ↑approach, ↑change, ↑control, ↑curriculum, ↑decision, ↑directive, ↑guideline, ↑idea, ↑initiative, ↑law, ↑measure, ↑method, ↑penalty, ↑plan, ↑policy, ↑practice, ↑procedure, ↑programme, ↑project, ↑recommendation, ↑reform, ↑resolution, ↑safeguard, ↑scheme, ↑strategy, ↑suggestion, ↑system, ↑technique, ↑technology, ↑vision

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  • implement — n Implement, tool, instrument, appliance, utensil mean a relatively simple device for performing a me chanical or manual operation. Nearly all of these words (the distinct exception is appliance) are interchangeable in their general senses, but… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • implement — [im′plə mənt; ] for v. [, im′pləment΄] n. [ME < LL implementum, a filling up < L implere, to fill up < in , in + plere, to fill: see FULL1] 1. any article or device used or needed in a given activity; tool, instrument, utensil, etc. 2.… …   English World dictionary

  • Implement — Im ple*ment, v. t. 1. To accomplish; to fulfill. [R.] [1913 Webster] Revenge . . . executed and implemented by the hand of Vanbeest Brown. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. To provide with an implement or implements; to cause to be fulfilled,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • implement — I verb accomplish, achieve, actualize, bring about, bring off, bring to pass, carry into effect, carry into execution, carry out, carry through, complete, consummate, discharge, do, effect, effectuate, enact, enforce, execute, fulfill, give force …   Law dictionary

  • implement — UK US /ˈɪmplɪment/ verb [T] ► to put a plan into action: to implement a plan/policy/measure »The corporation has implemented a new compensation plan for its sales force. »to implement a change/program/recommendation ► IT to begin to use a new… …   Financial and business terms

  • Implement — Im ple*ment ([i^]m pl[ e]*ment), n. [LL. implementum accomplishment, fr. L. implere, impletum, to fill up, finish, complete; pref. im in + plere to fill. The word was perh. confused with OF. empleier, emploier, to employ, F. employer, whence E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Implement — Implement(s) may refer to:* Implementation mdash; the process for putting a design, plan or policy into effect. * A class of tools mdash; such as farm implements or writing implements …   Wikipedia

  • implement — [n] agent, tool apparatus, appliance, contraption, contrivance, device, equipment, gadget, instrument, machine, utensil; concept 499 implement [v] start, put into action achieve, actualize, bring about, carry out, complete, effect, enable,… …   New thesaurus

  • implement — as a verb, is a useful word used first in Scotland in the sense ‘to put (a treaty, agreement, etc.) into effect’, a meaning it still has in general usage. In the 20c its use has been greatly extended to cover any kind of idea, policy, proposal,… …   Modern English usage

  • implement — ► NOUN ▪ a tool, utensil, or other piece of equipment, used for a particular purpose. ► VERB ▪ put into effect. DERIVATIVES implementation noun implementer noun. ORIGIN from Latin implere fill up , later employ …   English terms dictionary

  • implement — I UK [ˈɪmplɪˌment] / US [ˈɪmpləˌment] verb [transitive] Word forms implement : present tense I/you/we/they implement he/she/it implements present participle implementing past tense implemented past participle implemented ** to make something such …   English dictionary

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