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1. execution

noun. ['ˌɛksəˈkjuːʃən'] putting a condemned person to death.

Synonyms

  • hanging
  • beheading
  • executing
  • burning at the stake
  • burning
  • decapitation
  • death penalty
  • electrocution
  • corporal punishment
  • crucifixion

Antonyms

  • activation
  • sink
  • source
  • stabilisation

Etymology

  • execution (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • executio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Execution

  • redistribution
  • electrocution
  • counterrevolution
  • distribution
  • contribution
  • substitution
  • retribution
  • prostitution
  • prosecution
  • constitution
  • restitution
  • persecution
  • lilliputian
  • institution
  • attribution
  • revolution
  • resolution
  • elocution
  • dissolution
  • diminution
  • devolution
  • confucian
  • andalusian
  • absolution
  • evolution
  • solution
  • pollution
  • dilution
  • aleutian
  • shooshan

Sentences with execution


1. Noun, singular or mass
There will be an additional $25 execution fee for each passport book or card.

Quotes about execution


1. Success doesn't necessarily come from breakthrough innovation but from flawless execution. A great strategy alone won't win a game or a battle; the win comes from basic blocking and tackling.
- Naveen Jain

2. Ideas are easy. It's the execution of ideas that really separates the sheep from the goats.
- Sue Grafton

3. Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives - choice, not chance, determines your destiny.
- Aristotle

2. execution

noun. ['ˌɛksəˈkjuːʃən'] the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it.

Synonyms

  • mechanism
  • specific performance
  • officiation
  • linguistic performance
  • mechanics
  • action
  • carrying out
  • performance

Antonyms

  • synthesis
  • child
  • fall back
  • bottom out

Etymology

  • execution (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • executio (Latin)

3. execution

noun. ['ˌɛksəˈkjuːʃən'] (computer science) the process of carrying out an instruction by a computer.

Synonyms

  • concurrent execution
  • multiprogramming
  • physical process
  • process
  • instruction execution
  • data processing

Antonyms

  • underachievement
  • evolution
  • increment
  • irreversible process

Etymology

  • execution (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • executio (Latin)

4. execution

noun. ['ˌɛksəˈkjuːʃən'] a routine court order that attempts to enforce the judgment that has been granted to a plaintiff by authorizing a sheriff to carry it out.

Synonyms

  • writ of execution

Antonyms

  • dormant
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • execution (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • executio (Latin)

5. execution

noun. ['ˌɛksəˈkjuːʃən'] the act of accomplishing some aim or executing some order.

Synonyms

  • carrying out
  • implementation

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • victory
  • unimportant

Etymology

  • execution (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • executio (Latin)

6. execution

noun. ['ˌɛksəˈkjuːʃən'] unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being.

Synonyms

  • bloodshed
  • lynching
  • regicide
  • carnage
  • parricide
  • liquidation
  • fratricide
  • uxoricide
  • elimination
  • massacre
  • tyrannicide
  • murder
  • slaying
  • filicide
  • dry-gulching
  • infanticide
  • mariticide
  • thuggee
  • mass murder
  • homicide
  • hit
  • assassination
  • gore
  • shoot-down
  • slaughter
  • contract killing

Antonyms

  • top out
  • miss
  • defend
  • fail

Etymology

  • execution (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • executio (Latin)

7. execution

noun. ['ˌɛksəˈkjuːʃən'] (law) the completion of a legal instrument (such as a contract or deed) by signing it (and perhaps sealing and delivering it) so that it becomes legally binding and enforceable.

Synonyms

  • execution of instrument

Antonyms

  • inaction
  • defense

Etymology

  • execution (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • executio (Latin)
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