What does Executive mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Executive.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. executive, executive director(noun)

    a person responsible for the administration of a business

  2. executive(noun)

    persons who administer the law

  3. administrator, executive(adj)

    someone who manages a government agency or department

  4. executive(adj)

    having the function of carrying out plans or orders etc.

    "the executive branch"

GCIDE

  1. Executive(a.)

    of or pertaining to an executive or to the group of executives within an organization; as, executive compensation increased more rapidly than wages in the 1980's; the executive suite.

  2. Executive(n.)

    a person who has administrative authority over an organization or division of an organization; a manager, supervisor or administrator at a high level within an organization; as, all executives of the company were given stock options

Wiktionary

  1. executive(Noun)

    A title of a chief officer or administrator, especially one who can make significant decisions on her/his own authority.

  2. executive(Noun)

    That branch of government which is responsible for enforcing laws and judicial decisions, and for the day-to-day administration of the state.

  3. executive(Adjective)

    Designed or fitted for execution, or carrying into effect.

  4. executive(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or having responsibility for the day-to-day running of an organisation, business, country, etc.; as, an executive act, an executive officer, executive government.

  5. Origin: From executif.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Executive(adj)

    designed or fitted for execution, or carrying into effect; as, executive talent; qualifying for, concerned with, or pertaining to, the execution of the laws or the conduct of affairs; as, executive power or authority; executive duties, officer, department, etc

  2. Executive(noun)

    an impersonal title of the chief magistrate or officer who administers the government, whether king, president, or governor; the governing person or body

  3. Origin: [Cf.F. excutif.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. executive

    A man who can make quick decisions and is sometimes right.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Executive' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1319

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Executive' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2033

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Executive' in Nouns Frequency: #507

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Executive in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Executive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

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  2. Scott Adams:

    Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive.

  3. Sam Ervin:

    The President seems to extend executive privilege way out past the atmosphere. What he says is executive privilege is nothing but executive poppycock.

  4. Theodore Roosevelt:

    The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.

  5. John Kenneth Galbraith:

    The salary of the chief executive of the large corporations is not an award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm gesture by the individual to himself.

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Translations for Executive

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • تنفيذيArabic
  • изпълнителен, изпълнителна властBulgarian
  • výkonný ředitel, exekutiva, moc výkonná, výkonnýCzech
  • Exekutive, exekutivGerman
  • διοικητικό στέλεχοςGreek
  • ejecutivoSpanish
  • اجراییPersian
  • liikkeenjohdollinen, toimeenpaneva, johtaja, toimeenpaneva elinFinnish
  • exécutif, cadre, administrateur, gestionnaire, directeurFrench
  • कार्यकारीHindi
  • dirigenteItalian
  • នីតិប្រតិបត្តិKhmer
  • uitvoerende machtDutch
  • beehazʼą́ąnii biłʼoʼnishjíNavajo, Navaho
  • wykonawczyPolish
  • [[исполнительный, исполнительный, [[исполнительный]] [[директор]], администраторRussian
  • izvršniSlovene
  • mtendajiSwahili
  • 执行Chinese

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