Execution vs Exile - What's the difference?

execution | exile |

As nouns the difference between execution and exile

is that execution is execution while exile is exile (someone in exile).

As an adjective exile is

exiled, in exile.

As a verb exile is





(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




    (wikipedia exile) (en noun)
  • The state of being banished from one's home or country.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Let them be recalled from their exile .
  • Someone who is banished from one's home or country.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Thou art an exile , and thou must not stay.


    * (the state) banishment * (the person) expatriate, expat

    Derived terms

    * internal exile


  • To send into exile.
  • * Tennyson
  • Exiled from eternal God.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Calling home our exiled friends abroad.


    * banish


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