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.

  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

How to pronounce executive?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say executive in sign language?

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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. Idaho Gov. Butch Otter:

    There's simply no substitute for executive experience.

  2. Donald Trump:

    They're saying I can do it just with an executive order.

  3. International Olympic Committee:

    The final decision by Executive Board has been taken already.

  4. Donald Trump:

    We're working on a lot of things including an executive order.

  5. Vera Brittaiin:

    Politics are usually the executive expression of human immaturity.

Images & Illustrations of executive

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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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