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executed

1) adj. to have been completed. (Example: "it is an executed contract") 2) v. to have completed or fully performed. (Example: "he executed all the promises made in the contract") 3) v. completed and formally signed a document, such as a deed, contract, or lease. 4) v. to have been put to death for a crime pursuant to a death sentence. (See: execute)

See: complete, fully executed

EXECUTED. Something done; something completed. This word is frequently used in connexion with others to designate a quality of such other words; as an executed contract; an executed estate; an executed trust, &c. It is opposed to executory.
     2. An executed contract is one which has been fulfilled; as, where the buyer has paid thrice of the thing purchased by him. See Agreement.
     3. An executed estate is when there is vested in the grantee a present and immediate right of present or future enjoyment; and in another sense, the term applies to the time of enjoyment; and in that sense, an estate is said to be executed, when it confers a present right of present enjoyment. When the right of enjoyment in possession is to arise at a future period, only, the estate is executed that is, it is merely vested in point of interest: when the right of immediate enjoyment is annexed to the estate, then only is the estate vested in possession. 1 Prest. on Est. 62.
     4. Trusts executed are, when by deed or will, lands are conveyed, or devised, in terms or in effect, to and for the use of one person or several persons, in trust for others, without any direction that the trustees shall make any farther conveyance; so that it does not appear that the author of the trusts had a view to a future instrument for accomplishing his intention. Prest. on Est. 188.

References in classic literature ?
In society there were silly conversations lasting half a minute, cool acquaintanceships founded on such half-minutes, general reciprocity of suspicion, overcrowding, insufficient ventilation, bad music badly executed, late hours, unwholesome food, intoxicating liquors, jealous competition in useless expenditure, husband-hunting, flirting, dancing, theatres, and concerts.
The Queen's argument was, that if something wasn't done about it in less than no time she'd have everybody executed, all round.
If, therefore, the measures of the Confederacy cannot be executed without the intervention of the particular administrations, there will be little prospect of their being executed at all.
When Hiram Doolittle had obtained his search-warrant, his first business was to procure a proper officer to see it executed.
A young Man had been caught in a daring act of theft and had been condemned to be executed for it.
It was a simple war of the castes, Coolie versus Samurai, and the coolie socialists were executed by tens of thousands.
Their leaders were executed for sedition or confined in madhouses.
He desired the lawyer to add a second codicil to the Will--which he executed on the spot.
This contract, executed in duplicate, was signed by Barbicane, president of the Gun Club, of the one part, and T.
The messenger of Fortune had only executed a few unimportant commissions, such as saving a new bonnet from a shower of rain, etc.
Ohio executed three men: Darrell Ferguson, 28, Aug, 8; Rocky Barton, 49, July 12; and Jeffrey Lundgren, 56, Oct, 24,
It is likely that someone has already been executed mistakenly and that other innocent persons are on death row right now.