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 for Executed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Execute \Ex"e*cute\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Executed; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Executing.] [F. ex['e]cuter, L. executus, exsecutus,
     p. p. of exequi to follow to the end, pursue; ex out + sequi
     to follow. See Second, Sue to follow up, and cf.
     Exequy.]
     1. To follow out or through to the end; to carry out into
        complete effect; to complete; to finish; to effect; to
        perform.
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              Why delays
              His hand to execute what his decree
              Fixed on this day?                    --Milton.
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     2. To complete, as a legal instrument; to perform what is
        required to give validity to, as by signing and perhaps
        sealing and delivering; as, to execute a deed, lease,
        mortgage, will, etc.
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     3. To give effect to; to do what is provided or required by;
        to perform the requirements or stipulations of; as, to
        execute a decree, judgment, writ, or process.
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     4. To infect capital punishment on; to put to death in
        conformity to a legal sentence; as, to execute a traitor.
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     5. To put to death illegally; to kill. [Obs.] --Shak.
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     6. (Mus.) To perform, as a piece of music or other feat of
        skill, whether on an instrument or with the voice, or in
        any other manner requiring physical activity; as, to
        execute a difficult part brilliantly; to execute a coup;
        to execute a double play.
  
     Syn: To accomplish; effect; fulfill; achieve; consummate;
          finish; complete. See Accomplish.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  executed
      adj 1: put to death as punishment; "claimed the body of the
             executed traitor"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  25 Moby Thesaurus words for "executed":
     accomplished, achieved, attained, brought about, caused, compassed,
     consummated, discharged, dispatched, disposed of, done, effected,
     effectuated, fulfilled, grown, implemented, made, mass-produced,
     performed, produced, raised, realized, set at rest, wrought,
     wrought out
  
  

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  EXECUTED. Something done; something completed. This word is frequently used 
  in connexion with others to designate a quality of such other words; as an 
  executed contract; an executed estate; an executed trust, &c. It is opposed 
  to executory. 
       2. An executed contract is one which has been fulfilled; as, where the 
  buyer has paid thrice of the thing purchased by him. See Agreement. 
       3. An executed estate is when there is vested in the grantee a present 
  and immediate right of present or future enjoyment; and in another sense, 
  the term applies to the time of enjoyment; and in that sense, an estate is 
  said to be executed, when it confers a present right of present enjoyment. 
  When the right of enjoyment in possession is to arise at a future period, 
  only, the estate is executed that is, it is merely vested in point of 
  interest: when the right of immediate enjoyment is annexed to the estate, 
  then only is the estate vested in possession. 1 Prest. on Est. 62. 
       4. Trusts executed are, when by deed or will, lands are conveyed, or 
  devised, in terms or in effect, to and for the use of one person or several 
  persons, in trust for others, without any direction that the trustees shall 
  make any farther conveyance; so that it does not appear that the author of 
  the trusts had a view to a future instrument for accomplishing his 
  intention. Prest. on Est. 188. 
  
  

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