Definition of executive :
1. An impersonal title of the chief magistrate or officer who administers the government, whether king, president, or governor; the governing person or body.
2. 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.
over, closed shop, directorial, administer, adventurism, Equity, brother, crisis management, extravagant, Corp., the AFL-CIO, chairmanship, ambassador, account executive, select, at the helm, in charge (of), chapel, critical-path method, corporation, exec, customs, capitalist, expensive, CSR, on top, labor, the civil service, administrant, supervisory, businessperson, costly, bureau, what someone says goes, administrative, high-class, managerial, agent, executive director, directorate, governing, exclusive, in control, sumptuous, the CBI, admin, pricey, ACTU, businesswoman, businessman, decision maker, agency, administration, COSATU, luxurious, branch, council
director (part of speech: noun)
causative (part of speech: adjective)
master (part of speech: noun)
landlord, authority, maestro, guru, head, senior, principal, mother, sire, abbot, titleholder, chief, governor, ruler, commander, squire, dean, mahatma, proprietress, captain, manager, commandant, president, headmaster, star, landlady, leader, headmistress, quartermaster, kingpin, officer, director, mandarin, proprietor, master, Lord
productive (part of speech: adjective)
treasurer (part of speech: noun)
- State health machinery should be of two kinds,- fact- gathering and executive supervision through inspection. - "Civics and Health", William H. Allen.
- Passing from college to the counting- room of a great commercial business, his sagacity, energy, and executive power were all brought into successful action. - "From the Easy Chair, series 2", George William Curtis.
- 3. An executive chosen by the people. - "Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson", Thomas Jefferson.