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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋєksIˏkjut 〕


〔 ˊeksikjuːt 〕

Overview of verb execute

The verb execute has 7 senses

  • execute, put to death -- (kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment; "In some states, criminals are executed")

  • execute -- (murder in a planned fashion; "The Mafioso who collaborated with the police was executed")

  • carry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfil -- (put in effect; "carry out a task"; "execute the decision of the people"; "He actioned the operation")

  • execute -- (carry out the legalities of; "execute a will or a deed")

  • run, execute -- (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, execute, do -- (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")

  • execute -- (sign in the presence of witnesses; "The President executed the treaty")