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An accomplishing or being accomplished; completion
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  1. An accomplishing or being accomplished; completion
  2. Something accomplished or done successfully; work completed; achievement
  3. The act of accomplishing; entire performance; completion; fulfillment; as, the accomplishment of an enterprise, of a prophecy, etc.
Social events and activities.
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  1. Social events and activities.
  2. Actions, events, etc.
  3. A deed or action, especially when somebody is held responsible for it.
The penalty of death for the commission of a crime.
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  1. The penalty of death for the commission of a crime.
  2. The practice or legal sanction of allowing the imposition of the penalty of death for people convicted of committing certain crimes.
(Informal) A sudden, great profit or success
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  1. (Informal) A sudden, great profit or success
  2. A sudden large profit:
  3. The act or action of causing death, as of a person.
A putting to death by hanging
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  1. A putting to death by hanging
  2. Something hung on a wall, window, etc., as a drapery or tapestry
  3. A method of execution whereby the person is dropped and suspended from a rope around the neck, resulting in death from severing of the spinal cord, strangulation, or other causes.
A hypodermic injection that causes or is capable of causing death, esp., such an injection used to administer the death penalty
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  1. A hypodermic injection that causes or is capable of causing death, esp., such an injection used to administer the death penalty
  2. A method of capital punishment in which a lethal substance is injected into the person sentenced to death.
The state of being strangled or strangulated.
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  1. The state of being strangled or strangulated.
  2. The act of strangling or strangulating.
  3. (Medicine) Constriction of a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or another fluid:
The crucifying of Jesus on Calvary. Used with the.
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  1. The crucifying of Jesus on Calvary. Used with the.
  2. A representation of the Crucifixion as in painting or statuary
  3. An extremely difficult, painful trial; torturous suffering.
Severe, long-continued suffering; torment
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  1. Severe, long-continued suffering; torment
  2. The suffering of death by a martyr.
  3. Extreme suffering of any kind.
The act of torturing or executing someone by impaling them on a sharp stake.
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  1. The act of torturing or executing someone by impaling them on a sharp stake.
  2. The joining of two coats of arms on one shield.
The act or an instance of shooting a gun, specif., one that results in wounding or killing
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  1. The act or an instance of shooting a gun, specif., one that results in wounding or killing
A sentence or punishment of death by execution.
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  1. A sentence or punishment of death by execution.
  2. The court- ordered imposition of a sentence of execution as punishment for a crime. See also punishment (capital punishment). The court- ordered imposition of a sentence of execution as punishment for a crime. See also punishment (capital punishment).
  3. The practice or legal sanction of allowing the imposition of punishment of death for people convicted of certain crimes.
The sentence of death by means of such a device.
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  1. The sentence of death by means of such a device.
  2. Execution by means of such a device.
  3. A device used in the electrocution of a person sentenced to death, consisting of a chair in which the person is restrained and a means of applying a lethal electrical current to the body.
(Mil.) A group detailed to fire a volley of shots over the grave at a military funeral
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  1. (Mil.) A group detailed to fire a volley of shots over the grave at a military funeral
  2. A group of people designated to shoot a person condemned to death.
  3. A group of soldiers detailed to shoot someone to death as a form of execution
A substance or material that is released, emitted, or excreted, especially from the body.
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  1. A substance or material that is released, emitted, or excreted, especially from the body.
  2. That which discharges, as a legal order for release, a certificate of dismissal from military service, etc.
  3. A discharging or being discharged
The way in which someone or something functions:
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  1. The way in which someone or something functions:
  2. Operation or functioning, usually with regard to effectiveness, as of a machine
  3. The act or style of performing a work or role before an audience.
The conducting of criminal proceedings in court against a person
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  1. The conducting of criminal proceedings in court against a person
  2. The State as the party that institutes and carries on criminal proceedings in court
  3. A pursuing of a lawsuit or a criminal trial; the party pursuing a criminal prosecution; the carrying out of any activity or plan. A pursuing of a lawsuit or a criminal trial; the party pursuing a criminal prosecution; the carrying out of any activity or plan.
The act or result of interpreting; explanation, meaning, translation, exposition, etc.
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  1. The act or result of interpreting; explanation, meaning, translation, exposition, etc.
  2. A performer's distinctive personal version of a song, dance, piece of music, or role; a rendering.
  3. The expression of a person's conception of a work of art, a topic, etc. through acting, playing, writing, criticizing, etc.
A formal exhibition or presentation before an audience, as a play, musical program, etc.; show
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  1. A formal exhibition or presentation before an audience, as a play, musical program, etc.; show
  2. The act or style of performing a work or role before an audience.
  3. (Linguistics) One's actual use of language in actual situations.
The specific form of a particular passage in a text:
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  1. The specific form of a particular passage in a text:
  2. A meeting where written material is read aloud.
  3. A value indicated by a measuring device.
The result of an artistic effort.
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  1. The result of an artistic effort.
  2. The act of realizing; an act of figuring out or becoming aware.
  3. A transformation of non-monetary assets into cash; a transaction such as a property sale that impacts upon the taxpayer’s wealth to the extent that it may trigger the imposition of an income tax. If the tax is, in fact, imposed, the transaction is said to be recognized. See also recognition. A transformation of non-monetary assets into cash; a transaction such as a property sale that impacts upon the taxpayer’s wealth to the extent that it may trigger the imposition of an income tax. If the tax is, in fact, imposed, the transaction is said to be recognized. See also recognition.
A depiction or interpretation, as in painting or music.
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  1. A depiction or interpretation, as in painting or music.
  2. The act of one who renders
  3. An interpretation or rendition
An interpretation or performance of a musical score or a dramatic piece.
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  1. An interpretation or performance of a musical score or a dramatic piece.
  2. The transfer of a prisoner or suspect from one country to another, often to avoid legal restrictions on interrogation or prosecution.
  3. A performance or interpretation (of a piece of music, a role, etc.)
Find another word for execution. In this page you can discover 43 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for execution, like: decapitation, fulfilling, accomplishment, doing, capital-punishment, killing, electrocution, hanging, gassing, lethal-injection and beheading.