Thesaurus for 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.