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Definition of Execution

  • The act of executing; a carrying into effect or to completion; performance; achievement; consummation; as, the execution of a plan, a work, etc.
  • A putting to death as a legal penalty; death lawfully inflicted; as, the execution of a murderer; to grant a stay of execution.
  • The act of the mode of performing a work of art, of performing on an instrument, of engraving, etc.; as, the execution of a statue, painting, or piece of music.
  • The mode of performing any activity; as, the game plan was excellent, but its execution was filled with mistakes.
  • The carrying into effect the judgment given in a court of law.
  • A judicial writ by which an officer is empowered to carry a judgment into effect; final process.
  • The act of signing, and delivering a legal instrument, or giving it the forms required to render it valid; as, the execution of a deed, or a will.
  • That which is executed or accomplished; effect; effective work; -- usually with do.
  • the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it
  • unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
  • the act of accomplishing some aim or executing some order
  • 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

How to use execution in a sentence. Execution pronunciation.

Well, thee'rt a dear sweet Rogue for this Contrivance, says he, and I could almost kiss thee, but that thy Mouth's so strongly guarded by thy Nose and Chin, that there's no coming at it: I like thy Plot extreamly well; and I'll go presently and put it in Execution.
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His mind is covered with the decorations of art, music, philosophy, and all the ornaments engraved on it by wide travel, sound culture, and prolonged thought; but he can do no execution with it, because there is no single, steady, informing purpose inside.
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He passed through all the horror of dying, for visible preparations had been made for the execution, and he was certain that in a moment he would cease to live.
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And however strange it may appear, I look with a lesser grief and suffering upon the execution of the revolutionists, such as Werner and Musya, than upon the strangling of ignorant murderers, miserable in mind and heart, like Yanson and Tsiganok.
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The midnight journey to the place of execution is vividly portrayed, and the different sensations of each of the seven are strikingly indicated.
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One feels as if he were taken back in history, and were present at the execution of a group of early Christian martyrs.
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In the midst of the horror and confusion of the household, the murderer slips out, goes home, and is resting calmly, thinking with intense delight of the splendid success of the plan, and of the extraordinary skill he had shown in its conception and execution; when, just as he was dropping off to sleep in delicious drowsiness, there "languidly" entered into his head this thought: it speaks to his mind in the third person, as though somebody else had actually said it: It is very possible that Dr. Kerzhentsev is really insane.
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Months elapsed, and the circumstance forgotten, when Mr. Loest was most unpleasantly reminded by receiving an order from the Court to pay in on the following Tuesday the _six hundred thalers_ for which he had become security, under the penalty of execution.
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The ladies of the private apartments were required to observe these rules, and were responsible for their execution; and one of them was required to be present at the music, painting, and embroidery lessons of the Empress, and wrote letters by her dictation or under her orders.
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So he chooses between his wife and his chapel and does execution on the latter.
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To tell you my inmost thought, I shall be most happy to see you carry into execution your project of laudable ambition.
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Camors, himself a musician, was capable of appreciating the masterly execution of the piece; and was so much struck by it that he felt an irresistible desire to see the performers, especially the singer.
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In spite of the masterly execution of the old gentleman and of the delicate science of the cure, it was Madame de Tecle who appeared to Camors the most remarkable of the three virtuosi.
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But she rallied her courage by a desperate effort and strained all her faculties to the execution of the plan she had hastily conceived, which was her last hope.
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This execution was done mainly by the machine guns, because the infantry and cavalry were not firing much when it was done; they were running up the hill to the charge.
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The plan which the general had laid down had been delayed in execution at El Caney, while the impetuousity of the troops had precipitated an unexpected rapidity of movement at San Juan.
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There were many also who, though they in general greatly admired and respected the present Statue, affected to believe that, though the execution was wonderful, and the interior machinery indeed far beyond the powers of the present age, nevertheless the design was in many parts somewhat rude, and the figure altogether far from being well-proportioned.
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He would paint, in harrowing sentences, the eternal misery and disgrace which his ignominious execution would entail upon the grey-headed father, who looked up to him as a prop for his old age; the affectionate mother, who perceived in him her husband again a youth; the devoted wife, who could never survive his loss; and the sixteen children, chiefly girls, whom his death would infallibly send upon the parish.
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The next morning she put the plan into execution.
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He will bring to that all the insight and knowledge of a man of affairs, who from youth up has studied the most wholesome principles and laws for a State, and has had personal experience in putting them into execution; but, on the other hand, he has learned such self-control that he will meddle with nothing in which his services are not desired.
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Examples of Execution

Example #1
Away goes the Fop, as well pleas'd to think he shou'd put a Trick on his Mistress as he shou'd enioy her, which for the Lucre of the Fifty Guinea's he no longer question'd.
Example #2
And then do you be judge whether or no you don't come off for nothing.
Example #3
The moment the girl's resolution strikes against him, he gives forth a hollow sound.
Example #4
When we remember the extreme brevity of the book, it was an achievement of the highest genius.
Example #5
Then came the news that the Tsar had commuted the sentence to hard labour; this saved their lives, but one of the sufferers had become insane.
Example #6
When he was twenty-seven years old, having impulsively expressed revolutionary opinions at a Radical Club to which he belonged, he was arrested with a number of his mates, and after an imprisonment of some months, he was led out on the 22 December 1849, with twenty-one companions, to the scaffold.