What is executive?

  • (adj): Having the function of carrying out plans or orders etc..
    Example: "The executive branch"
    See also — Additional definitions below

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More definitions of "executive":

  • (noun): Someone who manages a government agency or department.
    Synonyms: administrator
  • (noun): A person responsible for the administration of a business.
    Synonyms: executive director
  • (noun): Persons who administer the law.

Famous quotes containing the word executive:

    When you give power to an executive you do not know who will be filling that position when the time of crisis comes.
    Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961)

    It’s given new meaning to me of the scientific term black hole.
    Don Logan, U.S. businessman, president and chief executive of Time Inc. His response when asked how much his company had spent in the last year to develop Pathfinder, Time Inc.’S site on the World Wide Web. Quoted in New York Times, p. D7 (November 13, 1995)

    More than ten million women march to work every morning side by side with the men. Steadily the importance of women is gaining not only in the routine tasks of industry but in executive responsibility. I include also the woman who stays at home as the guardian of the welfare of the family. She is a partner in the job and wages. Women constitute a part of our industrial achievement.
    Herbert Hoover (1874–1964)