Execute in a sentence

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Definition of Execute

  • To follow out or through to the end; to carry out into complete effect; to complete; to finish; to effect; to perform.
  • To complete, as a legal instrument; to perform what is required to give validity to, as by signing and perhaps sealing and delivering; as, to execute a deed, lease, mortgage, will, etc.
  • To give effect to; to do what is provided or required by; to perform the requirements or stipulations of; as, to execute a decree, judgment, writ, or process.
  • To infect capital punishment on; to put to death in conformity to a legal sentence; as, to execute a traitor.
  • To perform, as a piece of music or other feat of skill, whether on an instrument or with the voice, or in any other manner requiring physical activity; as, to execute a difficult part brilliantly; to execute a coup; to execute a double play.
  • To do one's work; to act one's part or purpose.
  • To perform musically.
  • sign in the presence of witnesses
  • put in effect
  • carry out or perform an action
  • kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment
  • murder in a planned fashion
  • carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine
  • carry out the legalities of

How to use execute in a sentence. Execute pronunciation.

I have known him make threats before, and have never known him fail to execute them.
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During this instruction members of the detachment were designated by name to fall out, and the remainder of the detachment required to execute all the maneuvers of the piece as before.
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This movement would cause Lawton to execute, roughly, a left wheel, and it was intended that in executing this maneuver Kent's right should join, or nearly join, Lawton's left, after which the whole line was to move forward according to the developments of the fight.
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In this, Lawton's Division did not execute the part of the battle assigned to it.
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The employment of ambassadors is never so confined, many things in their management of affairs being wholly referred to the absolute sovereignty of their own conduct; they do not simply execute, but also, to their own discretion and wisdom, form and model their master's pleasure.
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It is the duty of the President to execute the laws as he finds them, until repealed or altered by the national Legislature; but it was the disposition of Jackson to disregard those laws which he disapproved,-an encroachment hard to be distinguished from usurpation.
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Bob was surprised and pleased to see how quickly and easily Tony could lay out and execute a piece of work.
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I hope our correspondence will stand as a contract which Mr. Carey's representatives will feel bound to execute.
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He opened accounts at half a dozen shops in New York-dressmakers, milliners, dealers in fine and fashionable clothing of every kind-and gave them orders to execute whatever commands Miss Gower or her mother-for HER-might give them.
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True nobility is exempt from fear; More can I bear than you dare execute.
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It was to execute organ music on a guitar.
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The difficulty is-as in so many other cases-not for the understanding, but for the will-not to know, but to execute.
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Instead of riding to a church or bridal chamber the unpleasant bridegroom resorts to the graveyard and repairs to his own grave, from which he has recently issued to execute his errand.
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Though the number of the children of Israel is as the sand of the sea, a remnant shall be saved; [9:28]for he executes and performs his word in righteousness, for a finished work will the Lord perform on the earth.
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Behold, the Lord came with ten thousand of his saints [1:15]to execute judgment on all, and to convict all the wicked among them of all the deeds of impiety which they have impiously committed, and of all the hard speeches which impious sinners have spoken against him.
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I have seen ants execute a like stratagem when overcome either by numbers or by stronger ants.
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Then comes His future action, when He whom faith sees now crowned with Majesty and Splendor, who rejoices in the Presence of God, appears to execute the judgments of God.
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For they intended evil against Thee, They imagined a mischievous device, Which they could not execute.
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A King shall reign and prosper, and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth" (Jerem.
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The moment the mutineers proposed to execute their plan was approaching.
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Examples of Execute

Example #1
He replied, 'I will kill that d-d old doctor to-day or to-night;' and he will do it.
Example #2
Knowing the man, I realized the danger, and felt that I was powerless, either to resist or avoid it.
Example #3
In fact, this instruction was carried to such a point that one man alone was required to load, aim, and fire the gun at designated objects without any assistance.
Example #4
This system of instruction was continued until the detachment was ordered on board ship on the 6th of June.
Example #5
Kent's attack was to be supported by Grimes' Battery from El Poso.
Example #6
It was expected that Lawton would capture El Caney about eight or nine o'clock in the morning, and pursue the retreating enemy, by the way of the Du Cuorot house, toward Santiago.