from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To put into effect; carry out: a government that executes the decisions of the ruling party.
- transitive v. To perform; do: execute a U-turn. See Synonyms at perform.
- transitive v. To create (a work of art, for example) in accordance with a prescribed design.
- transitive v. To make valid, as by signing: execute a deed.
- transitive v. To perform or carry out what is required by: execute the terms of a will.
- transitive v. To put to death, especially by carrying out a lawful sentence.
- transitive v. Computer Science To run (a program or an instruction).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To kill as punishment for capital crimes.
- v. To carry out; to put into effect.
- v. To begin putting into effect.
- v. To cause to become legally valid; as, to execute a contract.
- v. To start, launch or run; as, to execute a program.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To do one's work; to act one's part or purpose.
- intransitive v. To perform musically.
- transitive v. To follow out or through to the end; to carry out into complete effect; to complete; to finish; to effect; to perform.
- transitive v. To complete, as a legal instrument; to perform what is required to give validity to, as by signing and perhaps sealing and delivering
- transitive v. To give effect to; to do what is provided or required by; to perform the requirements or stipulations of.
- transitive v. To infect capital punishment on; to put to death in conformity to a legal sentence.
- transitive v. To put to death illegally; to kill.
- transitive v. To perform, as a piece of music or other feat of skill, whether on an instrument or with the voice, or in any other manner requiring physical activity.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To follow out or through to the end; perform completely, as something projected, prescribed, or ordered; carry into complete effect; accomplish: as, to execute a purpose, plan, design, or scheme.
- To perform or do: as, to execute a difficult gymnastic feat; to execute a piece of music.
- In law: To complete and give validity to, as a legal instrument, by performing whatever is required by law to be done, as by signing and sealing, attestation, authentication, etc.: as, to execute a deed or lease.
- To perform or carry out fully, as the conditions of a deed, contract, etc.
- To give effect to; put in force; enforce; as, to execute law or justice; to execute a writ; to execute judgment or vengeance.
- To perform judgment or sentence on; specifically, to inflict capital punishment on; put to death in accordance with law or the sentence of a court: as, to execute a traitor.
- Hence To put to death; kill; do to death.
- To carry out or accomplish a course of action, a purpose, or a plan; produce an effect or result aimed at.
- To perform a piece of music: as, he executes well.
- Executed; accomplished.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine
- v. murder in a planned fashion
- v. sign in the presence of witnesses
- v. carry out or perform an action
- v. put in effect
- v. kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment
- v. carry out the legalities of
The back end Job Queue will call that to execute the functionality that is defined in this class in the abstract method, called _execute ().
Sure, the possibility that madam president finds out about Tyrol's origins and then wants to execute is a possibility, but certainly not the only one.
Then he left out the word execute the second time he did it.
His power to execute is limited by what laws Congress provides him.
(Cannot come looking for the tech) #8 Kevin said, “Anytime we fail to execute is the biggest risk by far” Kevin B. Rollins, so lousy customer support must be part of executing a plan at Dell.
The machines that carry his name execute long mechanical chain reactions to accomplish very simple tasks like lighting a fire cracker.
- you redefined the word execute and took it out of the context of a legal government action.
Some liberals have become even too crazy for Texas to execute, which is a damn shame.
But, more importantly, I find it fairly easy to come up with ideas that I want to execute, which is the really fun part of this job.
To change to BATCHED Stored Procedure calls execute the command below.