Definitions for EXECUTIVE
ɪgˈzɛk yə tɪvex·ec·u·tive
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word EXECUTIVE.
executive, executive directornoun
a person responsible for the administration of a business
persons who administer the law
someone who manages a government agency or department
having the function of carrying out plans or orders etc.
"the executive branch"
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.
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
A title of a chief officer or administrator, especially one who can make significant decisions on her/his own authority.
That branch of government which is responsible for enforcing laws and judicial decisions, and for the day-to-day administration of the state.
Designed or fitted for execution, or carrying into effect.
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.
Etymology: From executif.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from execute.
They are the nimblest, agil, strongest instruments, fittest to be executive of the commands of the souls. Matthew Hale.
The Roman emperors were possessed of the whole legislative as well as executive power. Joseph Addison, Freeholder, №. 51.
Hobbes confounds the executive with the legislative power, though all well instituted states have ever placed them in different hands. Jonathan Swift.
An executive is a person or group of individuals at the highest level of management within an organization, company, or business who have the authority to make large scale decisions, set strategic directions, establish policies, and manage overall operations. Their role also requires them to represent the entity to shareholders, government entities, and the general public. Examples include CEO, general manager, president or director.
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
an impersonal title of the chief magistrate or officer who administers the government, whether king, president, or governor; the governing person or body
Etymology: [Cf.F. excutif.]
The Roycroft Dictionary
A man who can make quick decisions and is sometimes right.
A person or group of people with the official authority and power to govern or manage a form of unity assembly, unity council, unity legislature, unity senate, house of representatives, unity government, local unity government, regional unity government, national unity government, european unity government and international unity government., business, company, enterprise or organization.
The executive body are efficient in how they manage their workload.
Submitted by MaryC on March 11, 2020
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'EXECUTIVE' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1319
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'EXECUTIVE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2033
Rank popularity for the word 'EXECUTIVE' in Nouns Frequency: #507
The numerical value of EXECUTIVE in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of EXECUTIVE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive.
The President seems to extend executive privilege way out past the atmosphere. What he says is executive privilege is nothing but executive poppycock.
It's a one-man board until Leo Quinn gets some new colleagues, he is arriving at a business where the chairman and finance director are leaving, two non-executive directors have gone and the suspicion has to be that the other non-executive directors want to go.
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
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- изпълнителен, изпълнителна властBulgarian
- výkonný ředitel, výkonný, exekutiva, moc výkonnáCzech
- Exekutive, exekutivGerman
- διοικητικό στέλεχοςGreek
- toimeenpaneva elin, toimeenpaneva, johtaja, liikkeenjohdollinenFinnish
- administrateur, exécutif, cadre, directeur, gestionnaireFrench
- uitvoerende machtDutch
- beehazʼą́ąnii biłʼoʼnishjíNavajo, Navaho
- [[исполнительный]] [[директор]], [[исполнительный, администратор, исполнительныйRussian
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