Definition of Executory

1. a. Pertaining to administration, or putting the laws in force; executive.



Definition of Executory

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to administration or execution. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Executory

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Executory

executive producer
executive program
executive routine
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executively
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executor
executor-heir relation
executorial
executorial trustee
executors
executorship
executorships
executory (current term)
executory interest
executory interests
executour
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executry
exed
exedra
exedrae
exedras

Literary usage of Executory

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: From by Francis Vesey, Great Britain Court of Chancery (1833)
"Principle as to executory devise ; that, going beyond the Vol. good for the time allowed by ... executory devises, which may postpone the vesting beyond 2. ..."

2. A Treatise on Equity Jurisprudence: As Administered in the United States of by John Norton Pomeroy (1882)
"The doctrine of executory trusts finds one of its most striking applications ... In one sense every trust is executory. At common law every use was a trust. ..."

3. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"By executory devise a fee, or other less estate, may be limited after a fee. And this happens where a devisor devises his whole estate in fee. but limits a ..."

4. A Treatise on the American Law of Real Property by Emory Washburn, Joseph Willard, Simon Greenleaf Croswell (1887)
"How Rules as to Perpetuities affect executory Devises. SECT. 3. ... Interests of executory Devisees. SECT. 5. executory Devises of Chattel Interests. SECT. ..."

5. Principles of the Law of Real Property: Intended as a First Book for the Use by Joshua Williams, Thomas Cyprian Williams (1906)
"OF AN executory INTEREST. CONTINGENT remainders are future estates, which, as we have seen (a), were continually liable, at common law, until they actually ..."

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