verb (used with object), ex·e·cut·ed, ex·e·cut·ing.
- to give effect or force to (a law, decree, judicial sentence, etc.).
- to carry out the terms of (a will).
- to transact or carry through (a contract, mortgage, etc.) in the manner prescribed by law; complete and give validity to (a legal instrument) by fulfilling the legal requirements, as by signing or sealing.
verb (used without object), ex·e·cut·ed, ex·e·cut·ing.
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This is what a well-executed “OMG” moment actually looks like.‘The Good Wife’ Perfects the ‘OMG’ Television Moment|Chancellor Agard|March 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“This was serious, well-planned, well-executed,” Quigley said.
But these stories are more than well-executed variations on a theme.Must Read Fiction: ‘Prague Fatale,’ ‘Derby Day’ and More|Malcolm Forbes, Hillary Kelly, Mythili Rao|May 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The bin Laden mission hit all the military musts: quick, well-executed, no casualties.
Jonathan is a master when it comes to simple, well-executed, seasonal fare, and that talent is reflected in Barbuto.
His cabalistic 'R. Menzies' does not greatly resemble a well-executed specimen of copperplate engraving.
Nevertheless, with all the various merits of a well-executed monograph, Mr. Lea's work has certain of the corresponding defects.
Is a well-executed compendium for schools, and will be amusing by any fire-side.
There is a well-executed drawing of this at the Mostyn library, much worse for age.Ten Thousand Wonderful Things|Edmund Fillingham King
Many awards were made in connection with this well-executed operation; they are given in an appendix.The War Service of the 1/4 Royal Berkshire Regiment (T. F.)|Charles Robert Mowbray Fraser Cruttwell