What does the word execute mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler