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We found 48 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word execute:
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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. execute: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. execute: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. execute: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. execute: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. execute: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. execute: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Execute, execute: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. execute: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. execute: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. execute: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. execute: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. execute: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. execute: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. execute: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. execute: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. execute: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Execute (album), Execute: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Execute: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. execute: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. execute: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. execute: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. execute: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. execute: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. execute: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. execute: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. execute: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. execute: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Execute: English-Chinese Dictionary of Graphic Communications (Big 5) [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (9 matching dictionaries)
  1. Execute: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. execute: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  3. execute: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  4. execute: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  5. execute: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  6. Execute: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  7. execute: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  8. execute: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  9. execute: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. execute: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. execute: CCI Computer [home, info]
  3. execute: Computer Telephony & Electronics Dictionary and Glossary [home, info]
  4. execute: Webopedia [home, info]
  5. execute: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. execute: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. execute: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. EXECUTE: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. execute, execute: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (execute)

verb:  kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment ("In some states, criminals are executed")
verb:  murder execution-style ("The Mafioso who collaborated with the police was executed")
verb:  carry out the legalities of ("Execute a will or a deed")
verb:  sign in the presence of witnesses ("The President executed the treaty")
verb:  carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine ("The computer executed the instruction")
verb:  carry out or perform an action ("The skater executed a triple pirouette")
verb:  put in effect ("Execute the decision of the people")

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Phrases that include execute:   execute channel program, fetch execute cycle, execute disable bit, execute a sentence, execute a will, more...

Words similar to execute:   accomplish, carry, do, executable, executed, executing, fulfil, fulfill, perform, carry out, carry through, put to death, more...

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