executory


executory

executory [ig-zek-yuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. executive.
  2. Law. to be performed or executed.

Origin of executory 1400–50; late Middle English executorie operative, being in effect Late Latin ex(s)ecūtōrius executive. See execute, -tory1 Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for executory Historical Examples of executory

  • Another class of contracts are called executed and executory.

    Up To Date Business

    Various

  • A contract may be executed as to one party and executory as to the other.

    Cyclopedia of Commerce, Accountancy, Business Administration, v. 3

    Various

  • Another classification is into executed and executory contracts.

    Putnam’s Handy Law Book for the Layman

    Albert Sidney Bolles

  • The first is called an executory, the other an executed, sale.

    Putnam’s Handy Law Book for the Layman

    Albert Sidney Bolles

  • The executory brief was not identical with the Bull of Deposition.

    The Divorce of Catherine of Aragon

    J.A. Froude

  • British Dictionary definitions for executory executory adjective

    1. (of a law, agreement, etc) coming into operation at a future date; not yet effectivean executory contract
    2. executive; administrative

    Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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