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That which is yet to be fully executed or performed; that which remains to be carried into operation or effect; incomplete; depending upon a future performance or event. The opposite of executed.
adj. something not yet performed or done. Examples: an executory contract is one in which all or part of the required performance has not been done; an executory bequest is a gift under a will which has not been distributed to the beneficiary.
executoryadjective contingent, imperfectus, not yet carried into operation, unaccomplished, uncompleted, unfinished, unperformed
Associated concepts: executory accord, executory bequest, executory consideration, executory contract, executory deeise, executory estate, executory gift, executory instruuent, executory interest, executory limitation, executory remainder, executory treaty, executory trust
executoryremaining to be done.
EXECUTORY. Whatever may be executed; as an executory sentence or judgment, an executory contract.