Long In The Tooth Idiom

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1. A tool, utensil, or other piece of equipment used in doing work: a gardening implement.
2. An article used to outfit or equip someone: ecclesiastical implements.
3. A means of achieving an end; an instrument or agent.
tr.v.(-mĕnt′)im·ple·ment·ed, im·ple·ment·ing, im·ple·ments
1. To put into practical effect; carry out: implement the new procedures.
[Middle English, supplementary payment, from Old French emplement, act of filling, from Late Latin implēmentum, from Latin implēre, to fill up : in-, intensive pref.; see in-2 + plēre, to fill; see pelə- in Indo-European roots.]
im′ple·ment′er, im′ple·men′tor n.
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1. a piece of equipment; tool or utensil: gardening implements.
vb (tr)
3. to carry out; put into action; perform: to implement a plan.
[C17: from Late Latin implēmentum, literally: a filling up, from Latin implēre to fill up, satisfy, fulfil]
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(n. ˈɪm plə mənt; v. also -ˌmɛnt)
1. an instrument, tool, or utensil for accomplishing work: agricultural implements.
2. an article of equipment, as household furniture, clothing, or the like.
3. a means; agent: goodwill as an implement to peace.
4. to fulfill; carry out: implementing campaign promises.
5. to put into effect according to a definite plan or procedure.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Medieval Latin implēmentum item of stock, pl. arrears, Late Latin: filling up < Latin implēre to fill up =im-im-1 + plēre to fill]
Long In The Tooth Idiom
im′ple•ment`er, im′ple•men`tor,n.
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Past participle: implemented
Gerund: implementing
I implement
you implement
he/she/it implements
we implement
you implement
they implement
I implemented
you implemented
he/she/it implemented
we implemented
you implemented
they implemented
Present Continuous
I am implementing
you are implementing
he/she/it is implementing
we are implementing
you are implementing
they are implementing
Present Perfect
I have implemented
you have implemented
he/she/it has implemented
we have implemented
you have implemented
they have implemented
Past Continuous
I was implementing
you were implementing
he/she/it was implementing
we were implementing
you were implementing
they were implementing
Past Perfect
I had implemented
you had implemented
he/she/it had implemented
we had implemented
you had implemented
they had implemented
I will implement
you will implement
he/she/it will implement
we will implement
you will implement
they will implement
Future Perfect
I will have implemented
you will have implemented
he/she/it will have implemented
we will have implemented
you will have implemented
they will have implemented
Future Continuous
I will be implementing
you will be implementing
he/she/it will be implementing
we will be implementing
you will be implementing
they will be implementing

Long In The Tooth Idiom Phrases

Present Perfect Continuous
I have been implementing
you have been implementing
he/she/it has been implementing
we have been implementing
you have been implementing
they have been implementing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been implementing
you will have been implementing
he/she/it will have been implementing
we will have been implementing
you will have been implementing
they will have been implementing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been implementing
you had been implementing
he/she/it had been implementing
we had been implementing
you had been implementing
they had been implementing
I would implement
you would implement
he/she/it would implement
we would implement
you would implement
they would implement
Past Conditional
I would have implemented
you would have implemented
he/she/it would have implemented
we would have implemented
you would have implemented
they would have implemented
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Noun1.implement - instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
bar - 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'
brush - an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle
buff, buffer - an implement consisting of soft material mounted on a block; used for polishing (as in manicuring)
candlesnuffer - an implement with a small cup at the end of a handle; used to extinguish the flame of a candle
cleaning device, cleaning equipment, cleaning implement - any of a large class of implements used for cleaning
fire iron - metal fireside implements
flail - an implement consisting of handle with a free swinging stick at the end; used in manual threshing
hook - a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something
instrumentation, instrumentality - an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end
branding iron, iron - implement used to brand live stock
leather strip - implement consisting of a strip of leather
needle - a sharp pointed implement (usually steel)
rod - a long thin implement made of metal or wood
sharpener - any implement that is used to make something (an edge or a point) sharper; 'a knife sharpener'
snuffer - a cone-shaped implement with a handle; for extinguishing candles
fishgig, fizgig, gig, lance, spear - an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
spike - a long, thin sharp-pointed implement (wood or metal); 'one of the spikes impaled him'
stick - an implement consisting of a length of wood; 'he collected dry sticks for a campfire'; 'the kid had a candied apple on a stick'
stick - a long thin implement resembling a length of wood; 'cinnamon sticks'; 'a stick of dynamite'
strickle - a tool or rod used to level off grain or other granular material that is heaped in a measure
swab - 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
flyswat, flyswatter, swatter - an implement with a flat part (of mesh or plastic) and a long handle; used to kill insects
tool - an implement used in the practice of a vocation
tuning fork - a metal implement with two prongs that gives a fixed tone when struck; used to tune musical instruments
utensil - an implement for practical use (especially in a household)
writing implement - an implement that is used to write
Verb1.implement - apply in a manner consistent with its purpose or design; 'implement a procedure'
apply, employ, use, utilise, utilize - 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'
2.implement - ensure observance of laws and rules; 'Apply the rules to everyone';
compel, obligate, oblige - force somebody to do something; 'We compel all students to fill out this form'
execute, run - 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'
execute - carry out the legalities of; 'execute a will or a deed'
3.implement - pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue; 'Did he go through with the treatment?'; 'He implemented a new economic plan'; 'She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal'
follow out, follow up, put through, carry out, follow through, go through
complete, finish - 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'
adhere - follow through or carry out a plan without deviation; 'They adhered to their plan'
accomplish, carry out, carry through, fulfil, fulfill, action, execute - put in effect; 'carry out a task'; 'execute the decision of the people'; 'He actioned the operation'
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Long In The Tooth Idiom Meaning

1.carry out, effect, carry through, complete, apply, perform, realize, fulfil, enforce, execute, discharge, bring about, enact, put into action or effectThe government promised to implement a new system to control loan institutions.
carry outdelay, hamper, hinder, impede
1.tool, machine, device, instrument, appliance, apparatus, gadget, utensil, contraption, contrivance, agentwriting implements
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A device used to do work or perform a task:
verb1. To put into action or use:
actuate, apply, employ, exercise, exploit, practice, use, utilize.
Idioms: avail oneself of, bring into play, bring to bear, make use of, put into practice, put to use.
2. To carry out the functions, requirements, or terms of:
discharge, do, execute, exercise, fulfill, keep, perform.
3. LongTo compel observance of:
Idioms: put in force, put into action.
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áhald, tæki


B.[ˈɪmplɪment]VT [+ plan, decision, idea] → llevar a cabo, poner en práctica; [+ measure] → aplicar, poner en práctica; [+ law] → aplicar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
Long in the tooth idiom phrases


(= tool) → instrumentm
writing implements → instruments d'écriture
(for cooking)ustensilem
knives and other useful implements →
[ˈɪmplɪmɛnt]vt [+ proposal, plan, new system] → mettre en œuvre, implémenter, mettre àeffet
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005


(fig: = agent) → Werkzeugnt
vt lawvollziehen; contract, promiseerfüllen; (= carry out, put into effect)plan, reform, measure etcdurchführen, ausführen; decisions, ceasefirein die Tatumsetzen, durchführen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007


[vb ˈɪmplɪˌmɛnt; n ˈɪmplɪmənt]
1.vt (decision, plan, idea) → attuare; (law) → applicare
2.n (for cooking) → utensilem; (for garden, farm) → attrezzo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995


(ˈimplimənt) noun
a tool or instrument. kitchen/garden implements. werktuig أداة، آله уред instrumento nástroj, nářadí das Gerät redskab; -redskab σύνεργο, εργαλείοinstrumento, herramienta tööriist ابزار työkalu outil, ustensilesמכשיר उपकरण oruđe, sredstvo eszköz alat, peralatan áhald, tæki attrezzo, strumento 道具 도구 įrankis, įnagis darbarīks; instruments; ierīce; rīks perkakasan werktuigredskap, verktøynarzędzie دكاروسيله، اوزار، اله،: تطبيق كول اجراكول، بشپړول instrumento uneal­tă, instrument утварь nástroj, náradie orodje alatka verktyg, redskap, tillbehör อุปกรณ์เครื่องใช้ alet, araç, vasıta 工具,器具 прилад; інструмент اوزار ، آلہ dụng cụ 工具,器具

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