Synonyms for execution

Synonyms for (noun) execution

Synonyms: performance, carrying into action, carrying out, execution

Definition: the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it

Usage: they criticised his performance as mayor; experience generally improves performance

Similar words: action

Definition: something done (usually as opposed to something said)

Usage: there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions


Synonyms: execution, slaying, murder

Definition: unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being

Similar words: homicide

Definition: the killing of a human being by another human being


Synonyms: carrying out, execution, implementation

Definition: the act of accomplishing some aim or executing some order

Usage: the agency was created for the implementation of the policy

Similar words: enforcement

Definition: the act of enforcing; ensuring observance of or obedience to


Synonyms: death penalty, executing, execution, capital punishment

Definition: putting a condemned person to death

Similar words: corporal punishment

Definition: the infliction of physical injury on someone convicted of committing a crime


Synonyms: writ of execution, execution

Definition: 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

Similar words: court order

Definition: a writ issued by a court of law requiring a person to do something or to refrain from doing something


Synonyms: execution, execution of instrument

Definition: (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

Similar words: subscription

Definition: the act of signing your name; writing your signature (as on a document)

Usage: the deed was attested by the subscription of his signature


Synonyms: execution, instruction execution

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

Similar words: physical process, process

Definition: a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states

Usage: events now in process; the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls