Kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment:
— In some states, criminals are executed.
synonym: put to death.
Roget 972: punish; chastise, chasten; castigate, correct, inflict punishment, administer correction, deal retributive justice; cowhide, lambaste [Slang]. visit upon, pay; pay out, serve out; ... show more
Dutch: executeren, uitvoeren
Murder in a planned fashion.
Dutch: executeren, terechtstellen
Put in effect:
— Execute the decision of the people.
Dutch: volbrengen, afleggen, kwijten, sjouwen, treffen, uitrichten, uitvoeren
Carry out the legalities of.
Carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine:
— The computer executed the instruction.
Carry out or perform an action:
— The skater executed a triple pirouette.
Roget 416: play, pipe, strike up, sweep the chords, tweedle, fiddle; strike the lyre, beat the drum; blow the horn, sound the horn, wind the horn; doodle; grind the organ; touch the guitar ... show more
Dutch: doen, uitvoeren
Sign in the presence of witnesses.
Moby thesaurus: abide by, accompany, accomplish, achieve, act, adhere to, administer, administrate, annihilate, assassinate, attain, be productive, behead, bereave of life, bowstring, bring about, bring into being, bring off, bring to fruition, bump off ... show more.
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