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  • verbkill
  • verbcarry out a task

synonyms for executes

  • assassinate
  • behead
  • hang
  • murder
  • shoot
  • electrocute
  • eliminate
  • finish
  • gas
  • guillotine
  • liquidate
  • purge
  • bump off
  • do in
  • knock off
  • put away
  • put to death

antonyms for executes

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  • create
  • keep
  • maintain
  • abandon
  • bear
  • disregard
  • fail
  • forget
  • ignore
  • leave
  • miss
  • neglect
  • shirk
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How to use executes in a sentence

The workman executes cleverly what the man of taste has designed ably.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
He executes with speed, and even with ease, all direct motion; but he has no facility for oblique or retrograde motions.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
Signor executes to the admiration of patrons, etc.; though music on those horrid pianos is rather like music on the rack.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
Thus experience itself furnishes sufficient traits to this picture which the pastoral idyl executes.
THE AESTHETICAL ESSAYSFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
But as he executes whatever he proposes as Governor-General, he is solely responsible for the nature of the acts themselves.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. XI. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
Dame Nature executes it—alike on species that swarm and on individuals that ripen too quickly.
WHEN WINTER COMES TO MAIN STREETGRANT MARTIN OVERTON
The creator is like a human artist who frames in his mind a plan which he executes by the help of his servants.
TIMAEUSPLATO
As a means of settling this conflict there occurs to him an experiment which he executes with slyness and restored courage.
DELUSION AND DREAMWILHELM JENSEN
He "reveals" who shall act as his earthly agent in this matter, and the agent faithfully executes the defunct Prophet's commands.
THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ARTEMUS WARDCHARLES FARRAR BROWNE (AKA ARTEMUS WARD)
The Duke is the brain that plans, and the big chief is the hand that executes.
THE GRAY PHANTOM'S RETURNHERMAN LANDON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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