Synonyms for executed

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Their hands were tied and they were to be executed in a few moments.

The national verdict of 1896 has for the most part been executed.

His proposal was received with acclamations, and executed with the swiftness of thought.

Wills and other private deeds may of course be executed by phonograph.

Tawell was executed, and the notoriety of the case brought the telegraph into repute.

I executed your commission in Glasgow, and I hope the cocoa came safe.

Ten of the men were apprehended for the felony, and eight of them were executed.

And he had executed an exchange of plates under Cornelia's deprecating eyes.

The bravest of the Earthmen died in battle, or were executed afterwards.

The order of the sovereign is executed on the spot, and nobody murmurs.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "to carry into effect," from Old French executer (14c.), from Medieval Latin executare, from Latin execut-/exsecut-, past participle stem of exequi/exsequi "to follow out" (see execution). Meaning "to inflict capital punishment" is from late 15c. Related: Executed; executing.

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