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Overview of noun executing

The noun executing has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. execution, executing, capital punishment, death penalty

(putting a condemned person to death)


Overview of verb execute

The verb execute has 7 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (2) execute, put to death

(kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment; "In some states, criminals are executed")

2. (1) execute

(murder in a planned fashion; "The Mafioso who collaborated with the police was executed")

3. (1) carry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfil

(put in effect; "carry out a task"; "execute the decision of the people"; "He actioned the operation")

4. execute

(carry out the legalities of; "execute a will or a deed")

5. run, execute

(carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine; "Run the dishwasher"; "run a new program on the Mac"; "the computer executed the instruction")

6. perform, execute, do

(carry out or perform an action; "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; "the skater executed a triple pirouette"; "she did a little dance")

7. execute

(sign in the presence of witnesses; "The President executed the treaty")

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