What does the word execution mean?

Usage examples for execution

  1. She had already a vague plan in her head that she believed an excellent one, and which she could put into execution immediately. – Winding Paths by Gertrude Page
  2. Many curious particulars in the design and execution of the original work have been observed in the course of the restoration, but these cannot here be noticed. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh