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Synonyms for execution

Synonyms for execution

the act of beginning and carrying through to completion

one's artistic conception as shown by the way in which something such as a dramatic role or musical composition is rendered

Synonyms for execution

(computer science) the process of carrying out an instruction by a computer

(law) the completion of a legal instrument (such as a contract or deed) by signing it (and perhaps sealing and delivering it) so that it becomes legally binding and enforceable

a routine court order that attempts to enforce the judgment that has been granted to a plaintiff by authorizing a sheriff to carry it out

the act of accomplishing some aim or executing some order

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In our case, the concurrence of thirteen distinct sovereign wills is requisite, under the Confederation, to the complete execution of every important measure that proceeds from the Union.
They do not at all approve of women going to see an execution there.
No,--the thing is, I was telling all about the execution a little while ago, and--"
Oh, you shall tell us about the Basle picture another time; now we must have all about the execution," said Adelaida.
He had lived in the prison for some time and had not expected that the execution would take place for at least a week yet--he had counted on all the formalities and so on taking time; but it so happened that his papers had been got ready quickly.
Pray, Signor Pastrini," asked Franz, "is not some execution appointed to take place to-day?
Sort of wooden tablets hung up at the corners of streets the evening before an execution, on which is pasted up a paper containing the names of the condemned persons, their crimes, and mode of punishment.
I have not time for anybody's affairs but my own and those of my honorable guests; but I make an agreement with the man who pastes up the papers, and he brings them to me as he would the playbills, that in case any person staying at my hotel should like to witness an execution, he may obtain every requisite information concerning the time and place etc.
That two executions of considerable interest will take place the day after to-morrow at two o'clock, as is customary at Rome at the commencement of all great festivals.
Very possibly I may not go," answered Franz; "but in case I feel disposed, give me some particulars of to-day's executions.
This populace, disciplined to waiting for public executions, did not manifest very much impatience.
she said to herself, for she had felt quite unhappy at the number of executions the Queen had ordered.
I must go back and see after some executions I have ordered'; and she walked off, leaving Alice alone with the Gryphon.
The death of William, the execution of Justine, the murder of Clerval, and lastly of my wife; even at that moment I knew not that my only remaining friends were safe from the malignity of the fiend; my father even now might be writhing under his grasp, and Ernest might be dead at his feet.
It is your duty as a magistrate, and I believe and hope that your feelings as a man will not revolt from the execution of those functions on this occasion.