What does executive mean?

Definitions for executive
ɪgˈzɛk yə tɪvex·ec·u·tive

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.

    Etymology: [Cf.F. excutif.]

  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.

    Etymology: From executif.

  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.

    Etymology: From executif.

  3. executive(Adjective)

    Designed or fitted for execution, or carrying into effect.

    Etymology: From executif.

  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.

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [Cf.F. excutif.]

  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

    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  

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

How to pronounce executive?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Rick Perry:

    It'll be a pretty busy day, but that Iran negotiation is going to be torn up on day one, we're going to start the process of securing that border. I'm also going to take a bottle of White-Out with me to get started on all those executive orders that President Obama has put President Obama name to.

  2. David Herring:

    Today's executive order paves the way for common sense regulation to keep America first in agriculture so that we remain the global leader in an economic sector that has offset the U.S. trade imbalance for decades.

  3. Ken Paxton:

    Judge Samaniego has no authority to flout Gov. Abbott's executive orders by shutting down businesses in El Paso County.

  4. Kim Reynolds:

    We're working on that right now, sitting down with various groups, listening to what they think is important what is contained in that executive order, and then I've got my legal team working on it.

  5. Mary Pat:

    He's a very complex person, like any executive leader is, and he thinks four, five steps ahead of most people and just comes up with all sorts of solutions.

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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
  • នីតិប្រតិបត្តិKhmer
  • uitvoerende machtDutch
  • beehazʼą́ąnii biłʼoʼnishjíNavajo, Navaho
  • wykonawczyPolish
  • [[исполнительный, исполнительный, [[исполнительный]] [[директор]], администраторRussian
  • izvršniSlovene
  • mtendajiSwahili
  • ฝ่ายบริหารThai
  • 执行Chinese

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