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.

    Etymology: [Cf.F. excutif.]

  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.

    Etymology: From executif.

  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.

    Etymology: From executif.

  3. executiveadjective

    Designed or fitted for execution, or carrying into effect.

    Etymology: From executif.

  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.

    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

    Etymology: [Cf.F. excutif.]

  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

    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. Stu Harris:

    We’re already about 1,200 agents short of the congressional mandate. With the executive order to hire another 5,000 people, we can’t get people to come on patrol.

  2. Julia Sweig:

    That happens by using his executive authority to open up new opportunities for travel, trade and investment. And the Cuban government needs to do the same, this could neutralize remaining opposition in Congress and make it impossible for the next president, if it is a Republican, to reverse it.

  3. Evans Paul:

    My fundamental role is to encourage dialogue among all sectors, including those that were not part of the agreement. Beyond the legislative and executive branches, we also need to involve the judiciary.

  4. Dan Alonso:

    With a big-time executive, when they do these multiple or hundreds of millions of dollar transactions, they're always advised by lawyers and accountants, there are a lot of layers between messing up the tax treatment and criminal liability on the part of the President, that's a big leap.

  5. Julia Sweig:

    Where we go from here has to do with what( happens) in the next 16 months, while the President is in office, if he is able to consolidate what has already been done, that happens by using his executive authority to open up new opportunities for travel, trade and investment. And the Cuban government needs to do the same.

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Translations for Executive

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  • 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
  • מְנַהֵלHebrew
  • エグゼクティブJapanese
  • នីតិប្រតិបត្តិKhmer
  • uitvoerende machtDutch
  • beehazʼą́ąnii biłʼoʼnishjíNavajo, Navaho
  • wykonawczyPolish
  • [[исполнительный, исполнительный, [[исполнительный]] [[директор]], администраторRussian
  • izvršniSlovene
  • mtendajiSwahili
  • ฝ่ายบริหารThai
  • 执行Chinese

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