executing executing  /ˈɛk sə ˌkju tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) putting a condemned person to death

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Although Russian special forces have surrounded the building, they insist they wont storm it unless the Chechens start executing hostages.
  2. And the American public is increasingly uneasy with the idea of executing mentally retarded inmates; even in Texas, support for this execution is less than enthusiastic.
  3. Italy took justice into its own hands by executing Mussolini and hanging him upside down in Milan's Piazzale Loreto.

News

  1. Six-month investigation leads to drug raid

    SALEM - Drug agents and police seized more than $6,000 worth of cocaine, crack cocaine and marijuana from an East Fourth Street apartment Tuesday morning after executing a search warrant based on a six-month investigation.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: The East Liverpool Review

  2. This guy’s nuts: Jury sees cop killer in prison mayhem

    He’s still a menace to society. A squad of heavily armored prison guards had to deploy a stun grenade to subdue double cop killer Ronell Wilson from a prison recreation yard last year after he violently resisted leaving the area, a video reveals. Wilson, who was convicted of executing...
    on July 3, 2013     Source: New York Post

  3. Report: Eric Bledsoe Traded to Suns, J.J. Redick Shipped to Clippers in Three-Team Deal

    The Los Angeles Clippers continued their busy offseason Tuesday, executing a blockbuster three-team deal with the Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks that sent guard Eric Bledsoe out of town and brought in Bucks guard J.J. Redick and Suns forward Jared Dudley. Phoenix will receive Bledsoe and forward Caron Butler in the deal, and the Clippers and Suns will each send […]
    on July 3, 2013     Source: New England Sports Network

Quotes

  1. "I disagree with Senator McCain on a number of issues, as you know. But I agree with him on doing whatever it takes to be successful in Iraq, on finding and executing Osama bin Laden, and on eliminating al-Qaida and terror," Romney said.
    on Feb 7, 2006 By: Mitt Romney Source: 940 News

  2. "We just hung in there on offence, kept executing," said Burress, who wasn't far off on the 23-17 prediction he made a few days ago. "It came down to one play and we made it."
    on Feb 3, 2006 By: Plaxico Burress Source: 940 News

  3. "I knew I could beat Jelena on a good day, it was just a matter of executing," Bartoli told reporters.
    on Jan 24, 2009 By: Marion Bartoli Source: Reuters UK

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