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carry out

 
See:
carry
part of speech: phrase
inflections: carries out, carrying out, carried out
definition 1: to bring to completion.
The team of researchers carried out two important studies last year.The first task was easy to carry out, but the second was more difficult.They carried out their plan very carefully.
similar words:
achieve, discharge, do, execute, fulfill, perfect, perform, prosecute, transact
definition 2: to comply with; obey.
The lieutenant carried out the captain's orders.You must carry out the instructions exactly; otherwise, you will fail.
similar words:
abide by, accomplish, obey