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Definition of Execution

Execution

  1. The act of executing; a carrying into effect or to completion; performance; achievement; consummation; as, the execution of a plan, a work, etc.
  2. A putting to death as a legal penalty; death lawfully inflicted; as, the execution of a murderer.
  3. The act of the mode of performing a work of art, of performing on an instrument, of engraving, etc.; as, the execution of a statue, painting, or piece of music.
  4. The carrying into effect the judgment given in a court of law.
  5. A judicial writ by which an officer is empowered to carry a judgment into effect; final process.
  6. The act of signing, and delivering a legal instrument, or giving it the forms required to render it valid; as, the execution of a deed, or a will.
  7. That which is executed or accomplished; effect; effective work; -- usually with do.
  8. The act of sacking a town.

Execution Quotations

Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.
Ansel Adams

Success doesn't necessarily come from breakthrough innovation but from flawless execution. A great strategy alone won't win a game or a battle; the win comes from basic blocking and tackling.
Naveen Jain

Ideas are easy. It's the execution of ideas that really separates the sheep from the goats.
Sue Grafton

Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion.
Benjamin Franklin

When you shoot someone who is fleeing, it's not self-defense. It's an execution.
Stephen Carter
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Execution Translations

execution in Italian is realizzazione
execution in Latin is effectus
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