Definition of executing:
- completing (part of speech: verb)
killing (part of speech: verb)
- putting down,
- putting to sleep,
- doing away with,
- doing in,
- controlling (part of speech: verb)
effecting (part of speech: verb)
- bringing about
- producing (part of speech: verb)
- acting (part of speech: verb)
- causing (part of speech: verb)
punishing (part of speech: verb)
General Meade continued his retreat to Centreville, and then, seemingly ashamed- as well he might be- of his flight, would have retraced his steps and pushed back the insolent foe, but he was prevented from executing his plans by a heavy rain- storm, which began on the sixteenth.- "Three Years in the Federal Cavalry", Willard Glazier.
As that abdication left Holland for twelve years under a regency, that is to say, under the direct influence of the Emperor, according to the terms of the constitution, there was no need of that union for executing every measure he might have in view against trade and against England, since his will was supreme in Holland.- "Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, v10", Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne.
- "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.