the Week of Proper 4 / Ordinary 9
(n.) A judicial writ by which an officer is empowered to carry a judgment into effect; final process.
(n.) The act of executing; a carrying into effect or to completion; performance; achievement; consummation; as, the execution of a plan, a work, etc.
(n.) A putting to death as a legal penalty; death lawfully inflicted; as, the execution of a murderer.
(n.) The act of the mode of performing a work of art, of performing on an instrument, of engraving, etc.; as, the execution of a statue, painting, or piece of music.
(n.) The carrying into effect the judgment given in a court of law.
(n.) The act of signing, and delivering a legal instrument, or giving it the forms required to render it valid; as, the execution of a deed, or a will.
(n.) That which is executed or accomplished; effect; effective work; - usually with do.
(n.) The act of sacking a town.
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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Execution'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​web/​e/execution.html. 1828.