Usage vs Execution - What's the difference?

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Usage is a related term of execution.

As an adjective usage

is used.

As a noun execution is




(wikipedia usage)


(en noun)
  • The manner or the amount of using; use
  • Habit or accepted practice
  • (lexicography) The ways and contexts in which spoken and written words are used, determined by a lexicographer's intuition or from corpus analysis.
  • # Correct or proper use of language, proclaimed by some authority.
  • # Geographic, social, or temporal restrictions on the use of words.
  • Derived terms

    * usage dictionary * usage guide * usage label * usage lexicography * usage note * usage panel


    * * Sydney I. Landau (2001), Dictionaries: The Art and Craft of Lexicography, 2nd ed., Cambridge University Press, p 217.


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    (en noun)
  • The act, manner or style of executing (actions, maneuvers, performances).
  • *
  • The state of being executed (accomplished).
  • The battle plan was successfully executed .
  • The act of putting to death or being put to death as a penalty, or actions so associated.
  • (legal) The carrying into effect of a court judgment, or of a will.
  • (legal) The formal process by which a contract is made valid and put into binding effect.
  • (computing) The carrying out of an instruction, program or program segment by a computer.
  • The entire machine slowed down during the execution of the virus checker .
    Whenever the matrix inversion function executed the program crashed.

    Derived terms

    * execution style * posthumous execution


    * (penalty of death) crucifixion, electrocution, hanging, lethal injection