effect adds to achieve an emphasis on the inherent force in the agent capable of surmounting obstacles.
effected sweeping reforms
fulfill implies a complete realization of ends or possibilities.
fulfilled their ambitions
Examples of execute in a Sentence
He was captured, tried, and executed for murder.
They carefully executed the plan.
The pilot executed an emergency landing.
The quarterback executed the play perfectly. execute the provisions of the will
Recent Examples on the WebSometimes, the cost to fight might be too high, as the government in power could imprison or execute anyone who tries to change the system.—Julie Vandusky-Allen, The Conversation, 29 Sep. 2023 Here are details on the five new CMA Touring Award categories:
Crew of the Year
This award honors the entire crew of a country music tour that executed a multi-city run of shows during the eligibility period.—Paul Grein, Billboard, 26 Sep. 2023 John Forrest Parker, the other man that prosecutors said was paid to kill Elizabeth Sennett, was executed in 2010.
Alabama has had some issues carrying out executions in recent years.—CBS News, 26 Sep. 2023 Even the moisture indicator is present and accounted for, executed here in gray and white.—Oren Hartov, Robb Report, 25 Sep. 2023 The speed to execute has risen exponentially, requiring all businesses to rethink their competitive advantages.—Zack Kass, Fortune, 22 Sep. 2023 But the losers of each round are executed in the survival game until one victor remains and takes home the cash prize.—Carly Thomas, The Hollywood Reporter, 22 Sep. 2023 In four stories published so far this year, The Post has uncovered new details about the tactics China is employing to execute what amounts to a global leap.—Washington Post Staff, Washington Post, 21 Sep. 2023 Bernstein explained that without the proper amount of sleep, everyday activities can become difficult to execute.—Kaitlin Vogel, Health, 15 Sep. 2023 See More
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Middle English, from Anglo-French executer, from execucion execution