n. The act or process of completing or accomplishing; the act or process of carrying out in accordance with a plan, a purpose, or an order.n. The act of performing or doing, in general; performance; hence, mode, method, or style of performance; the way in which a desired effect is produced; especially, in art and music, the technical skill manifested; facility in the manipulation of a work or an instrument, in singing, or in performing a part.n. In law: The act of affixing, as to an instrument, the tokens of assent, as by signing, sealing, delivering, etc., or by the performance of such acts and the observance of such forms as are required by law to make it the act of the party: as, the execution of a deed.n. The instrument, warrant, or official order by which an officer is empowered to carry a judgment of a court into effect: properly called a writ of execution.n. Popularly, the levy itself.n. The act of giving effect (to) or of carrying into effect; the act of enforcing; enforcement; especially, the carrying into effect of the sentence or judgment of a court.n. Specifically The carrying out of a death sentence; capital punishment; the act of putting to death as directed by a judge of court: as, the execution of a murderer.n. Effective work, or the result attained by it: generally after do: as, the speech did good execution for our side; every shot did execution.n. The pillaging or plundering of a country by the enemy's army.