Part of speech: verb

To effect; accomplish.

Part of speech: verb

To put to death according to legal sentence.

Part of speech: verb

To accomplish something.

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Usage examples "execute":

  1. He had no time to execute this just then, for the tide was coming in, and he could not afford to lose any one of those dead animals. - "Foul Play", Charles Reade Dion Boucicault.
  2. Intelligent, humble, and sincere, the sole happiness of his life seems to be to execute his master's commands. - "The American Reformed Cattle Doctor", George Dadd.
  3. They should be taught proper methods of analysis- how to go to the bottom of things- how to render a decision, execute it, and then move forward quickly to the next task of life. - "The Mother and Her Child", William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler.