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Execution

Ex`e`cu´tion
n.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; to grant a stay of execution.
A warrant for his execution.
- Shak.
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.
The first quality of execution is truth.
- Ruskin.
4.The mode of performing any activity; as, the game plan was excellent, but its execution was filled with mistakes.
5.(Law) The carrying into effect the judgment given in a court of law.
6.That which is executed or accomplished; effect; effective work; - usually with do.
To do some fatal execution.
- Shak.
7.The act of sacking a town.
Noun1.execution - putting a condemned person to death
2.execution - the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it; "they criticised his performance as mayor"; "experience generally improves performance"
3.execution - (computer science) the process of carrying out an instruction by a computer
4.execution - (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
5.execution - 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
6.execution - the act of accomplishing some aim or executing some order; "the agency was created for the implementation of the policy"
7.execution - unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
Synonyms: murder, slaying

EXECUTION, contracts. The accomplishment of a thing; as the execution of a bond and warrant of attorney, which is the signing, sealing, and delivery of the same.

EXECUTION, crim. law. The putting a convict to death, agreeably to law, in pursuance of his sentence.

EXECUTION, practice. The act of carrying into effect the final judgment of a court, or other jurisdiction. The writ which authorizes the officer so to carry into effect such judgment is also called an execution.
     2. A distinction has been made between an execution which is used to make the money due on a judgment out of the property of the defendant, and which is called a final execution; and one which tends to an end but is not absolutely final, as a capias ad satisfaciendum, by virtue of which the body of the defendant is taken, to the intent that the plaintiff shall be satisfied his debt, &c., the imprisonment not being absolute, but until he shall satisfy the same; this is called an execution quousque. 6 Co. 87.
     3. Executions are either to recover specific things, or money. 1. Of the first class are the writs of habere facias seisinam.; (q.v.) habere facias possessionem; (q.v.) retorno habendo; (q.v.) distringas. (q.v.) 2. Executions for the recovery of money are those which issue against the body of the defendant, as the capias ad satisfaciendum, (q.v.); an attachment, (q.v.); those which issue against his goods and chattels; namely, the fieri facias, (q.v.); the, venditioni exponas, (q.v.); those which issue against his lands, the levari facias; (q.v.) the liberari facias; the elegit. (q.v.) Vide 10 Vin. Ab. 541; 1 Ves. jr. 430; 1 Sell. Pr. 512; Bac. Ab. h.t.; Com. Dig. h.t.; the various Digests, h.t.; Tidd's Pr. Index, h.t.; 3 Bouv. Inst. n. 3365, et seq. Courts will at any time grant leave to amend an execution so as to make it conformable to the judgment on which it was issued. 1 Serg. & R. 98. A writ of error lies on an award of execution. 5 Rep. 32, a; 1 Rawle, Rep. 47, 48; Writ of Execution;

(operating system, programming)execution - The process of carrying out the instructions in a computer program by a computer.

See also dry run.
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