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1 execution

Putting a condemned person to death.

synonyms: capital punishment, death penalty, executing.

Roget 692: conduct [actions of an individual agent]; behavior; deportment, comportment; carriage, maintien, demeanor, guise, bearing, manner, observance.    dealing, ... show more

Roget 771: security; guaranty, guarantee; gage, warranty, bond, tie, pledge, plight, mortgage, collateral, debenture, hypothecation, ... show more

Roget 972: punishment, punition; chastisement, chastening; correction, castigation.    discipline, infliction, trial; judgment; penalty etc. 974; retribution; ... show more

Dutch: doodstraf, executie, terdoodbrenging, terechtstelling
Polish: kara śmierci, kara główna

2 execution

The act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it.

synonyms: carrying into action, carrying out, performance.

Roget 416: musician, artiste, performer, player, minstrel; bard etc. (poet) 597; [specific types of musicians] accompanist, accordionist, instrumentalist, organist, ... show more

Roget 680: action, performance; doing, etc. v.; perpetration; exercise, excitation; movement, operation, evolution, work; labor ... show more

Roget 729: completion, accomplishment, achievement, fulfillment; performance, execution; despatch, dispatch; consummation, culmination; finish, conclusion; close etc. ... show more

Dutch: opvoering
Polish: wykonawstwo

3 execution

computer science The process of carrying out an instruction by a computer.

synonym: instruction execution.

4 execution

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.

synonym: execution of instrument.

5 execution

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.

synonym: writ of execution.

Dutch: doodstraf, terechtstelling

6 execution

The act of accomplishing some aim or executing some order.

synonyms: carrying out, implementation.

Dutch: executie
Polish: egzekucja

7 execution

Unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being.

synonyms: murder, slaying.

Roget 361: killing etc. v.; homicide, manslaughter, murder, assassination, trucidation, iccusion; effusion of blood; blood, blood shed; gore, slaughter, ... show more

Dutch: doodslag, manslag, moord
Polish: kładzenie trupem, zgładzanie, wykończanie, wykańczanie, mordowanie

Moby thesaurus: accomplished fact, accomplishment, accordance, achievement, acquittal, acquittance, action, adherence, administration, agency, angary, annexation, annexure, approach, art, assassination, attachment, attainment, ax, bane ... show more.

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