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Synonyms for executing

Noun

1. execution, executing, capital punishment, death penalty, corporal punishment
usage: putting a condemned person to death

Verb

1. execute, put to death, kill, punish, penalize, penalise
usage: kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment; "In some states, criminals are executed"
2. execute, murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, remove
usage: murder in a planned fashion; "The Mafioso who collaborated with the police was executed"
3. carry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfil, complete, finish, effect, effectuate, set up
usage: put in effect; "carry out a task"; "execute the decision of the people"; "He actioned the operation"
4. execute, enforce, implement, apply
usage: carry out the legalities of; "execute a will or a deed"
5. run, execute, enforce, implement, apply
usage: carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine; "Run the dishwasher"; "run a new program on the Mac"; "the computer executed the instruction"
6. perform, execute, do
usage: carry out or perform an action; "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; "the skater executed a triple pirouette"; "she did a little dance"
7. execute, sign
usage: sign in the presence of witnesses; "The President executed the treaty"
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