What does Executive mean?

Definitions for Executive
ɪgˈzɛk yə tɪvExec·u·tive

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. executive, executive directornoun

    a person responsible for the administration of a business

  2. executivenoun

    persons who administer the law

  3. administrator, executiveadjective

    someone who manages a government agency or department

  4. executiveadjective

    having the function of carrying out plans or orders etc.

    "the executive branch"

GCIDE

  1. Executiveadjective

    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. Executivenoun

    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. executivenoun

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

  2. executivenoun

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

  3. executiveadjective

    Designed or fitted for execution, or carrying into effect.

  4. executiveadjective

    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. Etymology: From executif.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Executiveadjective

    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. Executivenoun

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

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

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. executive

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

Editors Contribution

  1. executive

    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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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

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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

Examples of Executive in a Sentence

  1. Jonathan Burkan:

    I think people like Scott Walker's strong record of leadership, what he's done in Wisconsin, they want a fresh face with executive experience. That's why he has such a huge following.

  2. Brian Joffe:

    I think it is no secret to any of you here that I am old, you can see it, because I am old, i will continue in South Africa as a director and in some executive role to deal with the strategic issues in acquisitions.

  3. Toto Wolff:

    I think( commercial rights holders) Liberty Media has a great problem in having more demand than supply which is good and also good for the teams as fundamentally we share a large part of the prize fund, we will encourage them to look at the German Grand Prix but it is( Formula One chief executive) Chase( Carey's) call to decide where we go.

  4. Manny Pacquiao:

    I am begging and knocking on your kind heart that Your Excellency will grant executive clemency to her.

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    I think that the power of subpoena is a very important power that the Democrats would then have, and that is something to take very seriously in terms of the executive branch, it would give the Democratic Party much more leverage in Congress.

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Translations for Executive

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  • تنفيذيArabic
  • изпълнителен, изпълнителна властBulgarian
  • výkonný ředitel, výkonný, exekutiva, moc výkonnáCzech
  • Exekutive, exekutivGerman
  • διοικητικό στέλεχοςGreek
  • ejecutivoSpanish
  • اجراییPersian
  • toimeenpaneva elin, toimeenpaneva, johtaja, liikkeenjohdollinenFinnish
  • administrateur, exécutif, cadre, directeur, gestionnaireFrench
  • कार्यकारीHindi
  • dirigenteItalian
  • מְנַהֵלHebrew
  • エグゼクティブJapanese
  • នីតិប្រតិបត្តិKhmer
  • uitvoerende machtDutch
  • beehazʼą́ąnii biłʼoʼnishjíNavajo, Navaho
  • wykonawczyPolish
  • [[исполнительный]] [[директор]], [[исполнительный, администратор, исполнительныйRussian
  • izvršniSlovene
  • mtendajiSwahili
  • ฝ่ายบริหารThai
  • 执行Chinese

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