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Execute

To complete; to make; to sign; to perform; to do; to carry out according to its terms; to fulfill the command or purpose of. To perform all necessary formalities, as to make and sign a contract, or sign and deliver a note.

Execute is the opposite of executory, incomplete or yet to be performed.

execute

v. 1) to finish, complete, or perform as required, as in fulfilling one's obligations under a contract or a court order. 2) to sign and otherwise complete a document, such as acknowledging the signature if required to make the document valid. 3) to seize property under court order. 4) to put to death pursuant to a sentence rendered by a court. (See: contract, capital punishment, executed, execution)

execute

(Accomplish), verb achieve, act, act upon, attain, bring about, bring to pass, carry into effect, carry into execution, carry out, commit, complete, discharge, do, effect, effectuate, efficere, enact, fulfill, manage, perform, perpetrate, put in action, put in force, realize, see through, succeed, take action, transact
Associated concepts: execute a contract, execute a note, exxcute a promise, execute a warrant, execute after entry ofa judgment, execute an agreement, execute an instrument, execute an obligation, execute an order, execute the laws, executed consideration, executed contract, executed essate, executed fine, executed remainder, executed trust, execution creditor, execution debtor, execution lien, execuuion sales, garnishment, tax execution

execute

(Sentence to death), verb condemn, connemn to death, deprive of life, dispatch, end life, inflict capptal punishment, kill, punish with death, put to death, put to death according to law, slay, supplicium
Associated concepts: execute pursuant to a death sentence, execution of a sentence, sentence
See also: abide, accomplish, adhere to, administer, agree, apply, attest, certify, close, collect, commit, complete, compose, conclude, conduct, consummate, countersign, culminate, deliver, discharge, dispatch, effectuate, enforce, engender, exercise, fabricate, fulfill, function, garnish, generate, handle, implement, impose, kill, levy, make, manage, manufacture, murder, obey, observe, officiate, operate, oversee, perfect, perform, perpetrate, produce, pursue, render, sign, slay, transact, undertake

TO EXECUTE. To make, to perform, to do, to follow out. This term is frequently used in the law; as, to execute a deed is to make a deed.
     2. It also signifies to perform, as to execute a contract; hence some contracts are called executed contracts, and others are called executory contracts.
     3. To execute also means to put to death by virtue of a lawful sentence; as, the sheriff executed the convict.

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