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?

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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Bruce Tobin:

    We are working with banks to use our strong credit rating to establish an optional supply chain financing programme to support suppliers, this programme is being piloted with several suppliers in our aluminium business, and we intend to make it more broadly available from mid-year 2016. According to a report in The Weekend Australian on Saturday, Rio Tinto's new terms will apply to all contracts valued at $ 3 million or more. Suppliers whose contracts are valued at less than $ 3 million will receive payment in 60 days. The Weekend Australian on Saturday also reported that Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Wash had written to suppliers inviting any who believed they should be exempt from the new payment terms to contact the company. Rio Tinto offers exemptions to suppliers that are registered charities, certain community and indigenous organisations and some government suppliers. Rival mining giant BHP Billiton moved to 60-day supplier payment terms about 18 months ago. A spokeswoman said on Saturday the company retained significant flexibility in terms of arrangements with small business suppliers.

  2. Mayor Bloomberg:

    Right now I'm only focused on the midterms, i believe that the Republicans have not done what they should have done in terms of providing some counterbalance to the executive branch.

  3. Financial Advisory Authority on Sunday:

    The oversight board, creditors and other interested parties are well aware that without participation of the Government of Puerto Rico through legislative, executive and administrative action, no plan is feasible, no agreement can be executed, and no security will be marketable.

  4. Martha Burk:

    Women in soccer is a large program. I would like to remind you that in 2012 FIFA had decided that you would have a woman on the executive committee and in 2013 one woman was elected.

  5. Maria Tam:

    I think if its come to the stage when all the other ordinances I have mentioned have failed to work, then I suppose the chief executive may have to consider it.

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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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