execute


execute

verb

Definition of EXECUTE

1
to carry out effectively <the agency charged with executing the nation's drug laws>
Near Antonyms disregard, ignore, neglect
2
to carry through (as a process) to completion <when you execute this dance step, try to keep your arms a little higher>
Near Antonyms fail; skimp, slight, slur
3
to put to death deliberately <during the war those convicted of desertion were summarily executed>

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