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Synonyms for (verb) execute

Synonyms: execute Definition: sign in the presence of witnesses Usage: The President executed the treaty

Similar words: sign Definition: be engaged by a written agreement Usage: He signed to play the casino on Dec. 18; The soprano signed to sing the new opera

Synonyms: carry out, carry through, fulfil, fulfill, execute, accomplish, action Definition: put in effect Usage: carry out a task; execute the decision of the people; He actioned the operation

Similar words: finish, complete Definition: come or bring to a finish or an end Usage: He finished the dishes; She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree; The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours

Similar words: set up, effect, effectuate Definition: produce Usage: The scientists set up a shock wave

Synonyms: execute, put to death Definition: kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment Usage: In some states, criminals are executed

Similar words: kill Definition: cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly Usage: This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank; The farmer killed a pig for the holidays

Similar words: penalise, penalize, punish Definition: impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on Usage: The students were penalized for showing up late for class; we had to punish the dog for soiling the floor again

Synonyms: execute Definition: murder in a planned fashion Usage: The Mafioso who collaborated with the police was executed

Similar words: slay, dispatch, polish off, remove, bump off, hit, off, murder Definition: kill intentionally and with premeditation Usage: The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered

Synonyms: run, execute Definition: carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine Usage: Run the dishwasher; run a new program on the Mac; the computer executed the instruction

Similar words: implement, enforce, apply Definition: ensure observance of laws and rules Usage: Apply the rules to everyone;

Synonyms: execute Definition: carry out the legalities of Usage: execute a will or a deed

Similar words: implement, enforce, apply Definition: ensure observance of laws and rules Usage: Apply the rules to everyone;