execution

Definitions:

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  • The act of executing something.
  • The state of being executed.
  • The manner, style, or result of performance.
  • The act or an instance of putting to death or being put to death as a lawful penalty.
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  • The carrying into effect of a court judgment.
  • A writ empowering an officer to enforce a judgment.
  • Effective, punitive, or destructive action.
  • The act or process of completing or accomplishing; the act or process of carrying out in accordance with a plan, a purpose, or an order.
  • The act of performing or doing, in general; performance; hence, mode, method, or style of performance; the way in which a desired effect is produced; especially, in <em>art</em> and <em>music</em>, the technical skill manifested; facility in the manipulation of a work or an instrument, in singing, or in performing a part.
  • In <em>law</em>: The act of affixing, as to an instrument, the tokens of assent, as by signing, sealing, delivering, etc., or by the performance of such acts and the observance of such forms as are required by law to make it the act of the party: as, the <em>execution</em> of a deed.
  • The instrument, warrant, or official order by which an officer is empowered to carry a judgment of a court into effect: properly called a <em>writ of execution.</em>
  • Popularly, the levy itself.
  • The act of giving effect (to) or of carrying into effect; the act of enforcing; enforcement; especially, the carrying into effect of the sentence or judgment of a court.
  • Specifically The carrying out of a death sentence; capital punishment; the act of putting to death as directed by a judge of court: as, the <em>execution</em> of a murderer.
  • Effective work, or the result attained by it: generally after <internalXref urlencoded="do">do</internalXref>: as, the speech <em>did</em> good <em>execution</em> for our side; every shot <em>did execution.</em>
  • The pillaging or plundering of a country by the enemy's army.
  • The act of executing; a carrying into effect or to completion; performance; achievement; consummation
  • A putting to death as a legal penalty; death lawfully inflicted.
  • The act of the mode of performing a work of art, of performing on an instrument, of engraving, etc..
  • The mode of performing any activity.
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  • 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.
  • That which is executed or accomplished; effect; effective work; -- usually with <ex>do</ex>.
  • The act of sacking a town.
  • The act, manner or style of <xref>executing</xref> (actions, maneuvers, performances).
  • The state of being <xref>executed</xref> (accomplished).
  • The act of <xref>putting to death</xref> or being put to <xref>death</xref> as a <xref>penalty</xref>, or actions so associated.
  • The <xref>carrying</xref> into <xref>effect</xref> of a <xref>court</xref> <xref>judgment</xref>, or of a <xref>will</xref>.
  • The formal process by which a <xref>contract</xref> is made valid and put into binding effect.
  • The carrying out of an <xref>instruction</xref>, <xref>program</xref> or program <xref>segment</xref> by a <xref>computer</xref>.
  • 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
  • the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it
  • (computer science) the process of carrying out an instruction by a computer
  • the act of accomplishing some aim or executing some order
  • unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
  • putting a condemned person to death
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