Definition - What does Execute mean?

The term "execute" can be defined as completing, performing or carrying out a certain action. It can also be defined as fulfilling one’s duty or obligation as described in a court order or in a contract. In terms of signing a contract, it is referred to as the performance of all the actions and formalities required.

Justipedia explains Execute

Execute can also be explained as an act of making a document complete; for example, acknowledging a signature on a legal document so as to make it valid.

Other examples of executing include the seizure of a property following a court order, or carrying out a death sentence.

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