Executed Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Executed.


  1. Adjective: Denotes the completion of a task or process, as in a contractual agreement that has been fully enacted or carried out. (Example: "The payment plan was executed.")

  2. Verb: Indicates the action of completing or fulfilling a task, particularly in relation to contracts, promises, or obligations. (Example: "She executed the terms outlined in the agreement.")

  3. Verb: Refers to the formal completion and signing of a legal document, such as a contract, deed, or lease.

  4. Verb: Used in a legal context to describe the carrying out of a death sentence or execution of a convicted criminal.