Associations to the word «Execute»


EXECUTE, verb. (transitive) To kill as punishment for capital crimes.
EXECUTE, verb. (transitive) To carry out; to put into effect.
EXECUTE, verb. (transitive) To perform.
EXECUTE, verb. (transitive) To cause to become legally valid; as, to execute a contract.
EXECUTE, verb. (transitive) (computing) To start, launch or run; as, to execute a program.
EXECUTE ORDER, noun. (US) (military) A order initiating a military operation.
EXECUTE ORDERS, noun. Plural of execute order

Dictionary definition

EXECUTE, verb. Kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment; "In some states, criminals are executed".
EXECUTE, verb. Murder in a planned fashion; "The Mafioso who collaborated with the police was executed".
EXECUTE, verb. Put in effect; "carry out a task"; "execute the decision of the people"; "He actioned the operation".
EXECUTE, verb. Carry out the legalities of; "execute a will or a deed".
EXECUTE, verb. 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, verb. Carry out or perform an action; "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; "the skater executed a triple pirouette"; "she did a little dance".
EXECUTE, verb. Sign in the presence of witnesses; "The President executed the treaty".

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