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  Words related to execution

Related / Similar Words: performance, carrying out, carrying into action, murder, slaying, implementation, executing, capital punishment, death penalty, writ of execution, execution of instrument, instruction execution

 

Definition:
  • the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it; "they criticised his performance as mayor"; "experience generally improves performance";
  • unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being;
  • the act of accomplishing some aim or executing some order; "the agency was created for the implementation of the policy";
  • putting a condemned person to death;
  • 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;
  • (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;
  • (computer science) the process of carrying out an instruction by a computer;

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    Hyponyms: specific performance, mechanism, mechanics, officiation, bloodshed, blood, gore, contract killing, parricide, elimination, liquidation, slaughter, massacre, mass murder, carnage, butchery, lynching, assassination, dry-gulching, fratricide, hit, infanticide, shoot-down, tyrannicide, thuggee, burning, burning at the stake, hanging, electrocution, decapitation, beheading, crucifixion, batch processing, multiprogramming, concurrent execution

     

    Part Meronyms: data processing

     

    Derivational Morphology: perform, execute, do, murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, polish off, remove, follow through, follow up, follow out, carry out, implement, put through, go through, carry through, accomplish, action, fulfill, fulfil, put to death

     

     
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