Execution

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Execution means (1) the act of carrying out, performing, or completing, as in the execution of an order or decree; (2) signing or completing 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) enforcement of a monetary judgmentSee also: Execute

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