- (transitive) To kill as punishment for capital crimes.
- There are certain states where it is lawful to execute prisoners convicted of certain crimes.
- (transitive) To carry out; to put into effect.
- Your orders have been executed, sir!
- I'll execute your orders as soon as this meeting is adjourned.
- (Can we date this quote by John Milton and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
- Why delays / His hand to execute what his decree / Fixed on this day?
- (transitive) To perform.
- to execute a difficult piece of music brilliantly
- to execute a turn in ballet
- (transitive, law) To carry out, to perform an act; to put into effect or cause to become legally binding or valid (as a contract) by so doing.
- to execute a contract
- (transitive, computing) To start, launch or run
- to execute a program
- (intransitive, computing) To run, usually successfully.
- The program executed, but data problems were discovered.
to kill as punishment
To start a defined process and run it to completion
To start a defined process, without regard to whether it runs to completion or not
To start, launch or run software
To sign or otherwise cause a document (especially a contract) to become legally valid
- First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of executar
- Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of executar
- Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of executar
- Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of executar
- First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of executar.
- Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of executar.
- Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of executar.
- Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of executar.