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    execute - Dictionary definition and meaning for word execute

    Definition
    (verb) kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment
    Synonyms : put to death
    Example Sentence
    • In some states, criminals are executed
    Definition
    (verb) murder in a planned fashion
    Example Sentence
    • The Mafioso who collaborated with the police was executed
    Definition
    (verb) put in effect
    Example Sentence
    • carry out a task
    • execute the decision of the people
    • He actioned the operation
    Definition
    (verb) carry out the legalities of
    Example Sentence
    • execute a will or a deed
    Definition
    (verb) carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine
    Synonyms : run
    Example Sentence
    • Run the dishwasher
    • run a new program on the Mac
    • the computer executed the instruction
    Definition
    (verb) carry out or perform an action
    Synonyms : do , perform
    Example Sentence
    • John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters
    • the skater executed a triple pirouette
    • she did a little dance
    Definition
    (verb) sign in the presence of witnesses
    Example Sentence
    • The President executed the treaty
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for execute

Execrate: Exact+rate: if you pay exact rate in the restaurant and no tip for the server, then he will curse you...

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