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Execute meaning

execute - 12 dictionary results

  1. 1. sign in the presence of witnesses; " The President executed the treaty"
  2. 2. put in effect; " carry out a task"; " execute the decision of the people"; " He actioned the operation"
  3. 3. 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"
  4. 4. 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"
  5. 5. To follow out or through to the end; to carry out into complete effect; to complete; to finish; to effect; to perform.
  6. 6. To complete, as a legal instrument; to perform what is required to give validity to, as by signing and perhaps sealing and delivering; as, to execute a deed, lease, mortgage, will, etc.
  7. 7. To give effect to; to do what is provided or required by; to perform the requirements or stimulations of; as, to execute a decree, judgment, writ, or process.
  8. 8. To infect capital punishment on; to put to death in conformity to a legal sentence; as, to execute a traitor.
  9. 9. To perform, as a piece of music, either on an instrument or with the voice; as, to execute a difficult part brilliantly.
  10. 10. To do one's work; to act one's part of purpose.
  11. 11. To perform musically.
  12. 12. To carry into effect; complete; put to death by law.

execute - examples of usage

  1. " Ah, that commission I will execute with the greatest pleasure, in person," exclaimed the other, with effusive friendliness.
  2. Mr. Hanbury had given an undertaking to execute any settlement the Court might think fit with regard to the young lady's property. - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
  3. A scheme for the next canvas occurred to me last night, but I want you to help me execute it. - "To-morrow?", Victoria Cross.
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