Pronunciation of Execute
/ˈɛksɪkjˌuːt/, /ˈɛksɪkjˌuːt/, /ˈɛ_k_s_ɪ_k_j_ˌuː_t/
Synonyms for execute:
give rise to, effectuate.
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carry out a task (verb)
govern, administer, realize, accomplish, render, achieve, fulfill, implement, consummate, effect, administrate, play, prosecute, act, discharge, put through, perform, enforce, pull off, meet, transact, cause, complete, bring off, DO.
finish, behead, ice, put to death, strangle, snuff, smite, bump off, slay, butcher, guillotine, exterminate, remove, do in, sacrifice, asphyxiate, hang, assassinate, smother, liquidate, dispatch, eliminate, put away, put to sleep, massacre, drown, purge, slaughter, suffocate, do away with, shoot, chill.
try, agonize, incarcerate, crucify, chastise, torture, confine, castigate, chasten, pillory, avenge, sentence, fine, persecute, burden, lambaste, imprison, afflict, anguish, reprise, punish, distress, judge, Keelhaul, correct, penalize.
run, put to death.
Usage examples for execute:
- Why didn't they execute you? - "This Crowded Earth", Robert Bloch.
- After a good deal of talking, he asked whether it would not be possible to execute the tomb upon a reduced scale, so as to satisfy both parties. - "The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti", John Addington Symonds.
- But I have learned that what the laws of men give you is never yours to take; that the warrant handed you by men is not for you to execute. - "Ailsa Paige", Robert W. Chambers.