Synonyms for execute
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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes
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.
Princeton's WordNet3.3 / 3 votes
execute, put to deathverb
kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment
"In some states, criminals are executed"
murder in a planned fashion
"The Mafioso who collaborated with the police was executed"
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"
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
carry out the legalities of
"execute a will or a deed"
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"
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
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"
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
sign in the presence of witnesses
"The President executed the treaty"
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Some people speculate things that we might do, but we're just continually to organically execute our increase in accommodations on our main platform.
That is the end of capital punishment in this state. When you execute an innocent man, knowingly execute an innocent man, you know there will be no more capital punishment in this state and possibly anywhere else in this country.
Unexpected definitely happens quite often, the good thing is that we prepare for that on Earth. We have a team of folks that train us to … execute whatever procedure that the ground has us needing to execute. … A crew really needs to work together. You need to know when it’s time to lead and when it’s time to follow when we work together to execute some of these off-nominal procedures.
Nikolai Aleksandrovich, in view of the fact that your relatives are continuing their attack on Soviet Russia, the Ural Executive Committee has decided to execute you...
One, because it's so easy to execute, and two, when you think about it, the company gets all the benefit of giving to charity on the consumer dollar.
Translations for execute
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- أعدم, ينفذArabic
- екзекутирам, извършвам, изпълнявамBulgarian
- executarCatalan, Valencian
- udføre, påbegynde, eksekvere, afvikle, starteDanish
- ajusticiar, ejecutarSpanish
- اعدام کردن, اجراPersian
- panna, saattaa voimaan, täytäntöön, toteuttaa, toimeenpanna, käynnistää, ajaa, teloittaaFinnish
- cuir an gnìomhScottish Gaelic
- 処刑, 消す, 行う, 実行Japanese
- بردن بهڕێوهKurdish
- exsecutioni mandareLatin
- eksekvere, kjøreNorwegian
- executeren, bewerkstelligen, uitvoerenDutch
- eksekvere, køyreNorwegian Nynorsk
- rodar, executarPortuguese
- казнить, исполнить, исполнятьRussian
- pròvesti, smàknuti, izvŕšiti, pogùbitiSerbo-Croatian
- izvršiti, zagnati, usmrtitiSlovene
- exekvera, verkställa, köra, avrätta, expedieraSwedish
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