Associations to the word «Execution»


EXECUTION, noun. The act, manner or style of executing (actions, maneuvers, performances).
EXECUTION, noun. The state of being executed (accomplished).
EXECUTION, noun. The act of putting to death or being put to death as a penalty, or actions so associated.
EXECUTION, noun. (legal) The carrying into effect of a court judgment, or of a will.
EXECUTION, noun. (legal) The formal process by which a contract is made valid and put into binding effect.
EXECUTION, noun. (computing) The carrying out of an instruction, program or program segment by a computer.
EXECUTION STYLE, adjective. (idiomatic) (of a murder) Resembling an execution; with the victim aware, but unable to defend himself or resist.
EXECUTION STYLE, adverb. (idiomatic) (of murdering) In a manner resembling that of an execution.

Dictionary definition

EXECUTION, noun. Putting a condemned person to death.
EXECUTION, noun. The act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it; "they criticised his performance as mayor"; "experience generally improves performance".
EXECUTION, noun. (computer science) the process of carrying out an instruction by a computer.
EXECUTION, noun. (law) the completion of a legal instrument (such as a contract or deed) by signing it (and perhaps sealing and delivering it) so that it becomes legally binding and enforceable.
EXECUTION, noun. A routine court order that attempts to enforce the judgment that has been granted to a plaintiff by authorizing a sheriff to carry it out.
EXECUTION, noun. The act of accomplishing some aim or executing some order; "the agency was created for the implementation of the policy".
EXECUTION, noun. Unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being.

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