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Synonyms for execute
ˈɛk sɪˌkyutex·e·cute

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Wiktionary

  1. executeverb

    Synonyms:
    run, start, launch

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. execute

    To execute is to follow through to the end, put into absolute and final effect in action; to administer is to conduct as one holding a trust, as a minister and not an originator; the sheriff executes a writ; the trustee administers an estate, a charity, etc.; to enforce is to put into effect by force, actual or potential. To administer the laws is the province of a court of justice; to execute the laws is the province of a sheriff, marshal, constable, or other executive officer; to administer the law is to declare or apply it; to execute the law is to put it in force; for this enforce is the more general word, execute the more specific. From signifying to superintend officially some application or infliction, administer passes by a natural transition to signify inflict, mete out, dispense, and blows, medicine, etc., are said to be administered: a usage thoroughly established and reputable in spite of pedantic objections. Enforce signifies also to present and urge home by intellectual and moral force; as, to enforce a precept or a duty. Compare DO; KILL; MAKE.

    Synonyms:
    administer, carry out, do, enforce, perform

Princeton's WordNet

  1. execute, put to deathverb

    kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment

    "In some states, criminals are executed"

    Synonyms:
    carry through, accomplish, fulfil, action, perform, do, run, carry out, fulfill, put to death

  2. executeverb

    murder in a planned fashion

    "The Mafioso who collaborated with the police was executed"

    Synonyms:
    carry through, accomplish, fulfil, action, perform, do, run, carry out, fulfill, put to death

  3. carry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfilverb

    put in effect

    "carry out a task"; "execute the decision of the people"; "He actioned the operation"

    Synonyms:
    follow out, carry out, fulfill, follow through, implement, litigate, reach, put to death, accomplish, fulfil, go through, meet, fill, follow up, process, satisfy, carry through, put through, action, run, pull through, attain, sue, achieve, do, bring through, perform, save, live up to

  4. executeverb

    carry out the legalities of

    "execute a will or a deed"

    Synonyms:
    carry through, accomplish, fulfil, action, perform, do, run, carry out, fulfill, put to death

  5. run, executeverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    perform, course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, carry through, run away, move, turn tail, fulfil, fulfill, range, run, guide, function, lead, lam, accomplish, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, do, play, die hard, race, pass, carry out, run for, black market, action, persist, incline, put to death, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

  6. perform, execute, doverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    serve, fare, carry out, fulfill, practice, manage, perform, arrange, put to death, accomplish, fulfil, cause, answer, coif, suffice, make, set, action, dress, run, come, act, carry through, get along, make out, practise, coiffure, coiffe, behave, do, exercise

  7. executeverb

    sign in the presence of witnesses

    "The President executed the treaty"

    Synonyms:
    carry through, accomplish, fulfil, action, perform, do, run, carry out, fulfill, put to death

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. executeverb

    Synonyms:
    accomplish, effect, effectuate, perform, do, consummate, finish, complete, achieve, carry out, carry through, carry into effect, work out

  2. executeverb

    Synonyms:
    put to death (in pursuance of a judicial sentence)

  3. executeverb

    Synonyms:
    sign, seal, and deliver (as a deed)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. executeverb

    Synonyms:
    effectuate, perform, accomplish, consummate, achieve, electrocute, behead, guillotine, hang

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How to use execute in a sentence?

  1. Rory McIlroy:

    Obviously we're going to have to take as many precautions as possible to be able to put tour events on again, but The Tour has got a robust plan in place, and if they can execute The Tour the right way, I see no reason why we can't start on June 11.

  2. Victor Martino:

    Wine has historically been a weak category for Walmart. With its numerous stores… Walmart has the distribution might to be a major player in store brand wine, the question is if it can execute on the price-value-quality equation, something Trader Joe's, for example, excels at with its iconicTwo Buck Chuckbrand.

  3. Amir Ghazvinian:

    Daniel has always been a guy with a ton of bold ideas, and a lot of confidence in being able to execute on those ideas and bring them into existence. He's always thinking about ways to make products and experiences better than they already are, you always know that when he is working on some aspect of a project that it's going to not only get done, but to be very well executed.

  4. Northern Irishman McIlroy:

    The eagle on 13 was the spark that I needed to get Northern Irishman McIlroy up the leaderboard, i feel if I play the same way and execute a little bit better there is definitely a lower score out there for me.

  5. Mike Duffey:

    Given the sensitive nature of the request, I appreciate your keeping that information closely held to those who need to know to execute direction.


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