Synonyms of execute in English:


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1‘he was convicted of treason and executed’

put to death, carry out a sentence of death on, kill
hang, send to the gibbet, behead, guillotine, decapitate, electrocute, shoot, put before a firing squad, send to the gas chamber, garrotte, crucify, stone to death
North American send to the electric chair, send to the chair
informal string up
North American informal fry
historical bowstring

2‘the corporation executed a series of financial deals’

carry out, accomplish, perform, implement, effect, bring off, bring about, achieve, carry off, carry through, complete, enact, enforce, put into effect, put into practice, do, discharge, prosecute, engineer, administer, attain, realize, fulfil
informal pull off, swing, cut
archaic acquit oneself of
rare effectuate

3‘a variety act which is cleverly conceived and fairly well executed’

perform, present, render
stage, put on