Synonyms of executive in English:

executive


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adjective

1‘a district assembly with executive powers’

SYNONYMS
administrative, decision-making, directorial, directing, controlling, managerial
law-making, regulating
professional, white-collar

noun

1‘a top-level meeting of executives at the investment bank’

SYNONYMS
chief, head, principal, senior official, senior manager, senior administrator
director, managing director, MD, CEO, chief executive officer, president, chairman, chairwoman, controller
British director general
informal boss, boss man, top dog, bigwig, big wheel, big Daddy, big Chief, exec, suit
British informal guv'nor
North American informal numero uno, Mister Big, honcho, head honcho, big kahuna, big white chief, sachem, padrone
derogatory fat cat

2‘the executive has increased in number’

SYNONYMS
administration, leadership, management, directorate, directors
government, legislative body
informal top brass