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There are 7 meanings of the word Execute.

How to pronounce execute:


Execute - as a verb

Kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment

Example: "In some states, criminals are executed"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
put to death
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Murder in a planned fashion

Example: "The mafioso who collaborated with the police was executed"

Carry out the legalities of

Example: "Execute a will or a deed"

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Carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine

Example: "Run the dishwasher"

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Carry out or perform an action

Example: "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"

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Sign in the presence of witnesses

Example: "The president executed the treaty"

Example Sentences

"The criminal was executed for his crimes."
"The CEO decided to execute a new business strategy to increase profits."
"The command to execute the program was entered."
"The skilled chef was able to execute the complicated recipe flawlessly."
"The soldiers had to execute their orders without hesitation."
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Word Game Points

Is EXECUTE a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, execute is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

EXECUTE has a SCRABBLE points total of 16.

Is EXECUTE a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, execute is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
EXECUTE has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 18.

Is EXECUTE a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, execute is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
EXECUTE has a WORDFEUD points total of 14.

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