Translation of "execute" - English-Spanish dictionary

execute

verb uk /ˈeks·ɪ·kjuːt/ (present participle executing, past tense and past participle executed)

to kill someone as a legal punishment

ejecutar
He was executed for murder.

(Translation of “execute” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

execute

verb /ˈeksikjuːt/

to put to death by order of the law

ejecutar
After the war, many traitors were executed.

to carry out (instructions etc

ejecutar
The computer’s processor executes the instructions in sequence.

to perform (a movement etc, usually requiring skill)

ejecutar, realizar, llevar a cabo
She stopped the car and then executed a three-point turn.
execution /-ʃən/ noun

(an act of) killing by law

ejecución
The judge ordered the execution of the murderer.

the act of executing (orders or skilled movements etc).

ejecución
executioner noun

a person whose duty is to put to death condemned persons.

verdugo
executive /iɡˈzekjutiv/ adjective

(in a business organizattion etc) concerned with management

ejecutivo
executive skills.

concerned with the carrying out of laws etc

ejecutivo
executive powers.
executor /iɡˈzekjutə/ noun

(legal) a person appointed to see to the carrying out of what is stated in a will

albacea
His two brothers are the executors of his will.

(Translation of “execute” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)