Meaning: having the function of carrying out plans or orders etc.; "the executive branch"
meaning of the word
Meaning: a person responsible for the administration of a business
Meaning: persons who administer the law
I called a taxicab, drove direct to the executive offices and met him.
He now had the Senate, the Executive and a majority of the Court of last resort.
Bergmann was a man of great executive ability and carried economy of manufacture to the limit.
His ability is executive; that is, he persistently and energetically strives to execute or carry out his aims.
Assessments often are unfair, and justice sometimes is bought. Men in high executive positions are able to make or mar the fortunes of their followers.
In the Senate of the United States, which continued in executive session for several weeks after the inauguration of Mr. Lincoln, it was the subject of discussion.
In 1782, he was elected to the assembly of Virginia from the county of King George, and was appointed by that body, although but twenty-three years of age, a member of the executive council.
But, though he had, at the request of a large number of the noblemen and gentlemen of Scotland, taken on himself provisionally the executive administration of that kingdom, the means of maintaining order there were not at his command.
I agreed to this, and we closed the interview with the President saying, "If you consider my personal request and do not resign, please do not leave Washington without coming to see me." I left the executive offices and never saw him again.
On his return to America he published a 'View of the conduct of the Executive in the Foreign Affairs of the United States,' which widened the breach between him and the administration, but socially Monroe remained upon good terms with both Washington and Jay.