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;