HyperDic: execute

English > 7 senses of the word execute:
VERBsocialexecute, put to deathkill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment
socialexecutemurder in a planned fashion
creationexecute, carry through, accomplish, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfilput in effect
socialexecutecarry out the legalities of
socialexecute, runcarry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine
creationexecute, perform, docarry out or perform an action
communicationexecutesign in the presence of witnesses
execute > pronunciation
Soundseh'ksahkyuw.t
Rhymesabsolute ... uproot: 83 rhymes with uwt...
English > execute: 7 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningkill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to execute the prisoners
Example"In some states, criminals are executed"
Synonymput to death
Entailed byadministerPerform (a church sacrament) ritually
NarrowerburnBurn at the stake
crucifykill by nailing onto a cross
hang, string upkill by hanging
BroaderkillCause to die
punish, penalize, penaliseimpose a penalty on
Similar toexecutemurder in a planned fashion
Spanishajusticiar, ejecutar
Catalanajusticiar, executar
Nounsexecution, executingputting a condemned person to death
English > execute: 7 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningmurder in a planned fashion.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"The Mafioso who collaborated with the police was executed"
Broadermurder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, removekill intentionally and with premeditation
Similar toexecute, put to deathkill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment
Spanishajusticiar, ejecutar
Catalanajusticiar, executar
Nounsexecutionunlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
English > execute: 7 senses > verb 3, creation
Meaningput in effect.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "execute the decision of the people"
Synonymscarry through, accomplish, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfil
Narrowerconsummatemake perfect
consummatefulfill sexually
dispatch, discharge, completecomplete or carry out
do, performGet (something) done
get overTo bring (a necessary but unpleasant task) to an end
runcarry out
Broadercomplete, finishCome or bring to a finish or an end / end
effect, effectuate, set upproduce
Similar tofollow through, follow up, follow out, carry out, implement, put through, go through withpursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue
Spanishcompletar, cumplir, ejecutar, llevar a término, realizar
Catalancompletar, complir, executar, portar a terme
Adjectivesexecutivehaving the function of carrying out plans or orders etc.
Nounsexecutionthe act of accomplishing some aim or executing some order
English > execute: 7 senses > verb 4, social
Meaningcarry out the legalities of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"execute a will or a deed"
Narrowergiveexecute and deliver
Broaderenforce, implement, applyensure observance of laws and rules
Spanishcumplir, ejecutar
Adjectivesexecutivehaving the function of carrying out plans or orders etc.
Nounsexecution(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
executora person appointed by a testator to carry out the terms of the will
English > execute: 7 senses > verb 5, social
Meaningcarry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "the computer executed the instruction"
Synonymrun
NarrowerstepCause (a computer) to execute a single command
Broaderenforce, implement, applyensure observance of laws and rules
Similar toplay, runCause to emit recorded audio or video
Spanishcorrer, ejecutar un programa, ejecutar
Catalanexecutar
Adjectivesexecutivehaving the function of carrying out plans or orders etc.
English > execute: 7 senses > verb 6, creation
Meaningcarry out or perform an action.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "the skater executed a triple pirouette"
Synonymsperform, do
Entailed bycastselect to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet
NarrowerappearAppear as a character on stage or appear in a play, etc.
blaze awayPerform (an acting passage) brilliantly and rapidly
carrysing / sing or play against other voices or parts
churn outPerform in a mechanical way
click offPerform or finish an action rapidly
conduct, lead, directLead, as in the performance of a composition
cutPerform or carry out
cut cornersDo something the cheapest or easiest way
declaim, reciterecite in elocution
improvise, improvize, ad-lib, extemporize, extemporisePerform without preparation
interpret, renderGive an interpretation or rendition / rendition of
makePerform or carry out
pipe upBegin to play or sing
premier, premiereperform a work for the first time
rehearse, practise, practiceEngage in a rehearsal (of)
scampPerform hastily and carelessly
serenadesing and play for somebody
starBe the star in a performance
stuntPerform a stunt or stunts
Spanishejecutar, hacer, interpretar, llevar a cabo, practicar
Catalandur a terme, executar, fer, interpretar, practicar
Nounsexecutanta performer (usually of musical works)
executionthe act of performing
English > execute: 7 senses > verb 7, communication
MeaningSign in the presence of witnesses.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The President executed the treaty"
BroadersignBe engaged by a written agreement
Spanishejecutar

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