execute  

  • Pronunciation of execute: EH1 K S AH0 K Y UW0 T ('ɛksə,kjut)

  • Number of syllables of execute: 3

  • Pronunciation Video of execute

  • Definition of execute

    • (v): sign in the presence of witnesses; "The President executed the treaty"  
    • (v): put in effect; "carry out a task"; "execute the decision of the people"; "He actioned the operation"  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment; "In some states, criminals are executed"  
    • (v): murder execution-style; "The Mafioso who collaborated with the police was executed"  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): carry out the legalities of; "execute a will or a deed"  
  • Examples of execute

    • The girl orders Tikkirey to execute the industrialist and his teenage daughter.  
    • The girl orders her boyfriend to execute the industrialist and his teenage daughter.  
    • Some Unix shells use the ampersand to execute a process in the background.  
    • They want to go out and out execute an offense.  
    • Now the judge started to execute a feigned righteousness in the court.  
    • The government was then required to get a warrant to execute a wiretap.  
    • The Templars were granted the power to hold courts and execute felons.  
    • The role of the board is not to execute.  
    • This strike was completely madcap to execute.  
    • The king wouldn't execute a goldsmith on the basis of shoddy evidence.  

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