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    Definition of execute in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGexecutesPRexecutingPT, PPexecutedSUF-té
    1. VT To kill as punishment for capital crimes.
      1. There are certain states where it is lawful to execute prisoners convicted of certain crimes.
    2. VT To carry out; to put into effect.
      1. Your orders have been executed, sir!
      2. I'll execute your orders as soon as this meeting is adjourned.
    3. VT To perform.
      1. to execute a difficult piece of music brilliantly
      2. to execute a turn in ballet
    4. VT To cause to become legally valid; as, to execute a contract.
      1. VT (computing) To start, launch or run; as, to execute a program.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • There are certain states where it is lawful to execute prisoners convicted of certain crimes.
          • After the regime fell the leader was executed and the priniciple party members were denaturalized and deported.
          • I'll execute your orders as soon as this meeting is adjourned.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Verbs
          • Transitive verbs
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        1. en executed
        2. en executer
        3. en executes
        4. en executest
        5. en executeth
        Source: Wiktionary

        Meaning of execute for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "execute" is a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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