HyperDic: executive

English > 4 senses of the word executive:
NOUNperson executive, executive directora person responsible for the administration of a business
groupexecutivepersons who administer the law
person executive, administratorsomeone who manages a government ... / government agency or department
ADJECTIVEpertexecutivehaving the function of carrying out plans or orders etc.
executive > pronunciation
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > executive: 4 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningHaving the function of carrying out plans or orders etc..
Example"the executive branch"
Nounsexecutionthe act of accomplishing some aim or executing some order
Verbsexecuteput in effect
executecarry out the legalities of
executecarry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine
English > executive: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person responsible for the administration of a business.
Synonymexecutive director
NarrowerSurgeon GeneralThe head of the United States Public Health Service
corporate executive, business executiveAn executive in a business corporation
minister, government ministerA person appointed to a high office in the government
rainmakerexecutive who is very successful in bringing in business to his company or firm
vice president, V.P.An executive officer ranking immediately below a president
Broaderadministrator, decision makersomeone who administers a business
Spanishdirector ejecutivo, ejecutiva, ejecutivo
Catalandirector executiu
English > executive: 4 senses > noun 2, group
Meaningpersons who administer the law.
Member ofgovernment, authorities, regimeThe organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
NarrowerBush administrationThe executive under President / President George H. W. Bush
Bush administrationThe executive under President George W. Bush
Carter administrationThe executive under President Carter
Clinton administrationThe executive under President Clinton
Reagan administrationThe executive under President Reagan
Broaderadministration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisationThe persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
English > executive: 4 senses > noun 3, person
Meaningsomeone who manages a government ... / government agency or department.
InstancesRaffles, Sir Thomas Raffles, Sir Thomas Stamford RafflesBritish colonial administrator who founded Singapore (1781-1826)
Stuyvesant, Peter Stuyvesant, Petrus StuyvesantThe last Dutch colonial administrator of New Netherland
NarrowerDirector of Central Intelligence, DCIThe head of the United States Intelligence Community and director of the Central Intelligence Agency
Secretary GeneralA person who is a chief administrator (as of the United Nations)
commissionerA government administrator
prefectA chief officer or chief magistrate
triumvirOne of a group of three sharing public administration or civil authority especially in ancient Rome
Broaderhead, chief, top dogA person who is in charge
Spanishadministrador, ejecutivo
Catalanadministrador, executiu

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