What does the word executive mean?

Usage examples for executive

  1. I am on the Executive Committee of the Association, am President of the Dakota branch, etc. – Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hermann Hagedorn
  2. This National Council met in Washington, D. C., on June 10, 1915, and put the management of the business of the National Organization in the hands of an Executive Committee, composed of: A President. – How Girls Can Help Their Country by Juliette Low Agnes Baden-Powell Robert Baden-Powell
  3. It was signed by the chief executive. – The Precipice by Elia Wilkinson Peattie