Textual thesaurus for "execute"

(verb) carry out, carry through, fulfil, fulfill, accomplish, action

put in effect

carry out a task; execute the decision of the people; He actioned the operation

(verb) do, perform

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

(verb) put to death

kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment

In some states, criminals are executed

(verb) run

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