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If I had one piece of advice for people - if they are cooking from the Alinea cookbook, the Betty Crocker cookbook or the back of the box - read through the entire recipe first before reaching for any ingredients, and then read again and execute the directions.
Grant Achatz

Meaning of "execute" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD EXECUTE

From Old French executer, back formation from executeurexecutor.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF EXECUTE

execute  [ˈɛksɪˌkjuːt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EXECUTE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Execute is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb execute in English.

WHAT DOES EXECUTE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Capital punishment

Capital punishment or the death penalty is a legal process whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime. The judicial decree that someone be punished in this manner is a death sentence, while the actual enforcement is an execution. Crimes that can result in a death penalty are known as capital crimes or capital offenses. The term capital originates from the Latin capitalis, literally "regarding the head". Capital punishment has, in the past, been practiced by most societies, as a punishment for criminals, and political or religious dissidents. Historically, the carrying out of the death sentence was often accompanied by torture, and executions were most often public. Currently 58 nations actively practice capital punishment, 98 countries have abolished it de jure for all crimes, 7 have abolished it for ordinary crimes only, and 35 have abolished it de facto. Amnesty International considers most countries abolitionist; overall, the organisation considers 140 countries to be abolitionist in law or practice. About 90% of all executions in the world take place in Asia.

Definition of execute in the English dictionary

The first definition of execute in the dictionary is to put to death; inflict capital punishment upon. Other definition of execute is to carry out; complete; perform; do. Execute is also to perform; accomplish; effect.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO EXECUTE

PRESENT

Present
I execute
you execute
he/she/it executes
we execute
you execute
they execute
Present continuous
I am executing
you are executing
he/she/it is executing
we are executing
you are executing
they are executing
Present perfect
I have executed
you have executed
he/she/it has executed
we have executed
you have executed
they have executed
Present perfect continuous
I have been executing
you have been executing
he/she/it has been executing
we have been executing
you have been executing
they have been executing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I executed
you executed
he/she/it executed
we executed
you executed
they executed
Past continuous
I was executing
you were executing
he/she/it was executing
we were executing
you were executing
they were executing
Past perfect
I had executed
you had executed
he/she/it had executed
we had executed
you had executed
they had executed
Past perfect continuous
I had been executing
you had been executing
he/she/it had been executing
we had been executing
you had been executing
they had been executing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will execute
you will execute
he/she/it will execute
we will execute
you will execute
they will execute
Future continuous
I will be executing
you will be executing
he/she/it will be executing
we will be executing
you will be executing
they will be executing
Future perfect
I will have executed
you will have executed
he/she/it will have executed
we will have executed
you will have executed
they will have executed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been executing
you will have been executing
he/she/it will have been executing
we will have been executing
you will have been executing
they will have been executing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would execute
you would execute
he/she/it would execute
we would execute
you would execute
they would execute
Conditional continuous
I would be executing
you would be executing
he/she/it would be executing
we would be executing
you would be executing
they would be executing
Conditional perfect
I would have execute
you would have execute
he/she/it would have execute
we would have execute
you would have execute
they would have execute
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been executing
you would have been executing
he/she/it would have been executing
we would have been executing
you would have been executing
they would have been executing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you execute
we let´s execute
you execute
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to execute
Past participle
executed
Present Participle
executing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EXECUTE


acute
əˈkjuːt
circumlocute
ˌsɜːkəmləˈkjuːt
constitute
ˈkɒnstɪˌtjuːt
contribute
kənˈtrɪbjuːt
cute
kjuːt
dispute
dɪˈspjuːt
distribute
dɪˈstrɪbjuːt
electrocute
ɪˈlɛktrəˌkjuːt
elocute
ˈɛləˌkjuːt
hyperacute
ˌhaɪpərəˈkjuːt
institute
ˈɪnstɪˌtjuːt
peracute
ˌpɜːrəˈkjuːt
persecute
ˈpɜːsɪˌkjuːt
prosecute
ˈprɒsɪˌkjuːt
reexecute
riːˈeksɪˌkjuːt
scute
skjuːt
subacute
ˌsʌbəˈkjuːt
superacute
ˌsuːpərəˈkjuːt
supercute
ˌsuːpərˈkjuːt
tribute
ˈtrɪbjuːt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EXECUTE

executable
executancy
executant
executaries
executary
executer
execution
executioner
executive
executive agreement
executive board
executive burnout
executive chairman
executive chairmen
executive committee
Executive Council
executive decision
executive director
executive job
executive lounge

WORDS THAT END LIKE EXECUTE

absolute
attribute
autoroute
brute
chute
commute
compute
en route
flute
hirsute
last-minute
minute
parachute
prostitute
repute
route
salute
statute
substitute
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Synonyms and antonyms of execute in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «EXECUTE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «execute» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of execute

Translation of «execute» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EXECUTE

Find out the translation of execute to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of execute from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «execute» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

将…处死
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ejecutar
570 millions of speakers

English

execute
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

निष्पादित
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يُعْدِمُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

казнить
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

executar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এক্সিকিউট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

exécuter
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Laksanakan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hinrichten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

処刑する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

실행하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nglakokna
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hành hình
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

செயல்படுத்த
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अंमलात आणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gerçekleştirmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

giustiziare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wykonać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

страчувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a executa
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εκτελώ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

voer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

verkställa
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

henrette
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of execute

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EXECUTE»

The term «execute» is very widely used and occupies the 10.772 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EXECUTE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «execute» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «execute» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about execute

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10 QUOTES WITH «EXECUTE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word execute.
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Grant Achatz
If I had one piece of advice for people - if they are cooking from the Alinea cookbook, the Betty Crocker cookbook or the back of the box - read through the entire recipe first before reaching for any ingredients, and then read again and execute the directions.
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Michael Arrington
Success in Silicon Valley, most would agree, is more merit-driven than almost any other place in the world. It doesn't matter how old you are, what sex you are, what politics you support or what color you are. If your idea rocks and you can execute, you can change the world and/or get really, stinking rich.
3
Peter Benchley
A human being is still more likely to die of a bee sting, snake bite or, Lord knows, automobile accident than by shark attack. We do not execute the perpretrators of death by car. We should not butcher an animal for an inadvertent homicide.
4
Usain Bolt
I know what to do and I go and execute.
5
Edward McKendree Bounds
Prayer is a specific divine appointment, an ordinance of Heaven, whereby God purposes to carry out His gracious designs on earth and to execute and make efficient the plan of salvation.
6
Christian Nestell Bovee
The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity and execute with vigor.
7
Carter Burwell
Carefully execute every instruction given to you by the director, producer, and studio. But that would be a life not worth living.
8
Jason Calacanis
You have to have a big vision and take very small steps to get there. You have to be humble as you execute but visionary and gigantic in terms of your aspiration. In the Internet industry, it's not about grand innovation, it's about a lot of little innovations: every day, every week, every month, making something a little bit better.
9
Grover Cleveland
Public officers are the servants and agents of the people, to execute the laws which the people have made.
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Henry Cloud
Endings are a part of life, and we are actually wired to execute them. But because of trauma, developmental failures, and other reasons, we shy away from the steps that could open up whole new worlds of development and growth.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EXECUTE»

Discover the use of execute in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to execute and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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"Execute against Japan": The U.S. Decision to Conduct ...
. . This is a superb book that fully explains how the United States came to adopt a strategy regarded by many as illegal and tantamount to ‘terror’.”—Military Review
Joel Ira Holwitt, 2009
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How to Plan and Execute Strategy: 24 Steps to Implement Any ...
"How to Plan and Execute Strategy" walks professionals through 24 essential steps for creating and executing sound, profit-driven corporate strategy, understanding strategic options, implementing plans and measuring performance.
Wallace Stettinius, John L. Colley, Jacqueline L. Doyle, 2005
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Great Demo!: How to Create and Execute Stunning Software ...
These are exciting and challenging times in the software industry.
Peter E. Cohan, 2003
4
Successful Meetings: How to Plan, Prepare, and Execute ...
This Atlantic Publishing eBook was professionally written, edited, fact checked, proofed and designed. The print version of this book is 288 pages and you receive exactly the same content.
Shri L. Henkel, 2007
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Expose and Execute
John becomes the hunted instead of the hunter, while trying to expose and execute those responsible for framing and hanging his best friend for a murder he didn't commit.
Lyal LeClair Fox, 2003
6
Intelligence Collection: How To Plan and Execute ...
The work draws on the groundbreaking work of a diverge group of theorists ranging from Carl von Clausewitz and Sun Tzu to M. Mitchell Waldrop, General David Petraeus, and Orson Scott Card, communicating a unifying theory and ontology of ...
Wayne Michael Hall, Gary Citernbaum, 2012
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Hidden in Plain Sight: How to Find and Execute Your ...
Joachimsthaler provides new and renewed marketing tools and techniques to design and deliver products that are extremely relevant in certain customer contexts.
Erich Joachimsthaler, 2013
8
The Workforce Scorecard: Managing Human Capital to Execute ...
Practical and timely, The Workforce Scorecard offers crucial lessons for leveraging human capital to achieve strategic success.
Mark A. Huselid, Brian E. Becker, Richard W. Beatty, 2005
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Execute the Office
Television reporter Cassie O'Connor heads to Charleston, South Carolina, to cover an approaching hurricane, and finds herself in the middle of a political intrigue involving blackmail and murder.
Daniel Bailey, 2004
10
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Integration Services
The Execute Package Task is conceptually very simple. Its primary purpose is to execute other packages. However, this simplicity belies the importance of the task because it can be used to reduce complexity and simplify solutions.
Kirk Haselden, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EXECUTE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term execute is used in the context of the following news items.
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ISIS militants execute Iraqi tribal women and children in Anbar
ISIS have reportedly executed five mothers and their children after the women refused to allow their children to become child soldiers in the ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
2
Share “Oklahoma to execute 3 men in September,...”
The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals on Wednesday ordered a Sept. 16 lethal injection for Richard Eugene Glossip, 52. Benjamin Robert ... «NewsOK.com, Jul 15»
3
Walker Co. Sheriff's Office execute search warrants violations of …
The GBI's Commercial Gambling Unit and the Walker County Sheriff's Office executed five search warrants simultaneously in the Walker County ... «WRCB-TV, Jul 15»
4
Gross Didn't Execute China Short Trade That He Suggested
Bill Gross, who recommended shorting the Chinese stock market last month before it plunged, didn't actually do the trade. The Shenzhen ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
5
Did hackers remotely execute 'unexplained' commands on German …
There's a gigantic difference between something being hackable and that something actually being hacked – especially when talking about ... «Computerworld, Jul 15»
6
Regina police SWAT execute 'high risk search warrrant'
A police incident south of Regina's downtown core has wrapped up with one man now in police custody. SWAT negotiators were on scene at a ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
7
Iraq Court to Execute 24 Over Camp Speicher Massacre Near Tikrit
BAGHDAD — An Iraqi court sentenced 24 militants to death Wednesday over the killing of hundreds of mainly Shiite soldiers during an ISIS ... «NBCNews.com, Jul 15»
8
Norks execute underperforming terrapin farm manager
North Korea has executed the manager of an underperforming terrapin farm, following a "field guidance tour" of the site by Kim Jong-un. «The Register, Jul 15»
9
Jailed AirZim boss finally raises cash to execute appeal
Incarcerated former Air Zimbabwe company secretary Grace Pfumbidzayi is now set to execute her bail pending appeal application after finally ... «NewsDay, Jul 15»
10
Police Execute Drug Search in Brussels
Hydromorphone and marijuana were also seized yesterday after a search warrant was executed at a residence on Turnberry St. Police seized ... «BlackburnNews.com, Jul 15»

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