Meaning of EXECUTION in English

n. 1 the carrying out of a sentence of death. 2 the act or an instance of carrying out or performing something. 3 technique or style of performance in the arts, esp. music. 4 a seizure of the property or person of a debtor in default of payment. b a judicial writ enforcing a judgement. executionary adj.

[ ME f. OF f. L executio -onis (as EXECUTE) ]

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