What is another word for execute?

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[ ˈɛksɪkjˌuːt], [ ˈɛksɪkjˌuːt], [ ˈɛ_k_s_ɪ_k_j_ˌuː_t]

Execute is a verb that means to carry out a specific task or to put an idea into action. Synonyms for execute include perform, accomplish, achieve, fulfill, carry out, complete, implement, exemplify, effectuate, and realize. Each synonym has its own nuance; perform implies carrying out a task with proficiency; accomplish means successfully achieving a goal; achieve denotes reaching a desired outcome typically with effort; fulfill suggests satisfying a requirement or obligation; carry out means to execute a plan or order; complete indicates finishing a task or process; implement implies putting a plan into action; exemplify suggests setting an example; effectuate denotes actively causing a result or outcome; and realize indicates achieving a long-held goal or dream.

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What are the opposite words for execute?

The word execute means to carry out or perform a task or command. However, there are several antonyms for the word execute that describe actions opposite to carrying out. One antonym for execute is abandon, which means to give up or leave without completing a task. Another antonym is neglect, which refers to the act of failing to care for or attend to something. The term shirk is also an antonym for execute, describing the act of avoiding or neglecting a duty or responsibility. Lastly, there is the term disregard, which means to ignore or pay no attention to something. These opposite words of execute represent a failure or unwillingness to carry out a given task or responsibility.

Usage examples for Execute

For as the Father hath life in Himself, even so gave He to the Son also to have life in Himself: and He gave Him authority to execute judgement, because He is the Son of man.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
He tugged violently at the bell-rope, as though I were about to execute my menace, and so I left him.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
That is a very large task, which it will seem, to an ordinary mind, obviously impossible for the vast population of a great city like London to execute in their own proper persons at an enormous town meeting; yet, if I understand Prince Krapotkin, it is this preposterous proposal he is actually offering as a serious contribution to a more perfect system of government.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae

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