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implement

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2 meanings
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1  —as in:
implement the action
Definition to put a plan or tool into effect
  • The committee will decide how best to implement the plan.
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • We agree on the goal, but differ on how to implement it.
  • The practical implementation of the guidelines will require...
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • In mid-1944, in response to the dismal results of Pacific rescue searches, the AAF implemented a vastly enhanced rescue system.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • implemented = put into effect (began using)
  • "To the Fedayeen of Islam [or Islamic sacrificers], this is not the right way to implement Islam," he wrote.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • implement = put into effect
  • The subjects will be allowed one full night's sleep before Stage 2 implementation.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner
  • implementation = putting a plan into effect
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • It's Max, who appointed Eric to Dauntless leadership at Jeanine's demand, who implemented policies of cruelty and brutality in Dauntless initiation.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • implemented = put into effect
  • Those guidelines had been implemented in 1966, in the aftermath of the Southam trial, and then expanded to include a detailed definition of informed consent in 1971.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • implemented = put into effect
  • Fazlullah denounced Pakistani government officials as "infidels" and said they were opposed to bringing in sharia law. He said that if they did not implement it, his men would "enforce it and tear them to pieces."
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • implement = put into effect
  • Other countries have enacted much tougher food safety laws and implemented much more thorough food inspection systems.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation

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2  —as in:
a small implement
Definition a small tool or other useful object
  • They found a skeleton along with a number of implements belonging to the Stone Age.
implements = small tools or other useful objects
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • She gave him a variety of gardening implements for his birthday.
  • implements = small tools
  • They used farm implements as weapons.
  • implements = small tools
  • I have copies of these letters, for I found means, during my residence in the hovel, to procure the implements of writing; and the letters were often in the hands of Felix or Agatha.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • implements = small tools or other useful objects
  • Finally he rose and went to the table and hooked up the little two burner gas stove and lit it and got out a frying pan and a kettle and opened the plastic box of kitchen implements.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  The Road
  • implements = small tools or other useful object
  • And the men in the seat were tired and angry and sad, for they had got eighteen dollars for every movable thing from the farm: the horses, the wagon, the implements, and all the furniture from the house.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • implements = small tools and other useful objects
  • Are fleets and armies necessary to a work of love and reconciliation? Have we shown ourselves so unwilling to be reconciled, that force must be called in to win back our love? Let us not deceive ourselves, sir. These are the implements of war and subjugation; the last arguments to which kings resort.
    Patrick Henry  --  Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death
  • implements = tools or other useful objects
  • The first thing Richard remembers is the twine, which, true to his nature, he refers to as a "baling implement."
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
  • implement = tool
  • In the center was a mahogany table, covered with books, and smokers' implements;
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • implements = small tools or other useful objects
  • In the teeth of every difficulty, in spite of inexperience, of primitive implements, of bad luck and of Snowball's treachery, the work had been finished punctually to the very day!
    George Orwell  --  Animal Farm
implements = small tools or other useful objects

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