Executed vs Directed - What's the difference?

executed | directed |


As verbs the difference between executed and directed

is that executed is (execute) while directed is (direct).

As an adjective directed is

in a manner emphasizing one's point of view.

executed

English

Verb

(head)
  • (execute)

  • execute

    English

    Verb

    (execut)
  • To kill as punishment for capital crimes.
  • There are certain states where it is lawful to execute prisoners convicted of certain crimes.
  • To carry out; to put into effect.
  • Your orders have been executed , sir!
    I'll execute your orders as soon as this meeting is adjourned.
  • * Milton
  • Why delays / His hand to execute what his decree / Fixed on this day?
  • To perform.
  • to execute a difficult piece of music brilliantly
    to execute a turn in ballet
  • To cause to become legally valid; as, to execute a contract.
  • (computing) To start, launch or run; as, to execute a program.
  • Synonyms

    * (computing) start, launch, run, open

    directed

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • In a manner emphasizing one's point of view.
  • (graph theory) Having the properties of a directed graph.
  • Antonyms

    * undirected

    Derived terms

    * directed graph

    Verb

    (head)
  • (direct)
  • Anagrams

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