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Execute means (1) to carry out, perform, or complete as required, usually to fulfill an obligation, such as executing a contract or order; (2) to sign or complete all formalities necessary to make a contract or document effective, such as signing, stamping, or delivering; (3) to put to death according to a court-rendered sentence; (4) to enforce a monetary judgment.

[Last updated in July of 2021 by the Wex Definitions Team]