executory
ex·ec·u·to·ry /ig-'ze-kyə-ˌtōr-ē/ adj: designed or of such a nature as to be performed in the future or to take effect on a future contingency
cancellation of the executory portion of the contract — J. J. White and R. S. Summers compare contingent

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

executory
adjective contingent, imperfectus, infectus, not yet carried into operation, unaccomplished, unadministered, uncompleted, unexecuted, unfinished, unfulfilled, unperformed associated concepts: executory accord, executory bequest, executory consideration, executory contract, executory devise, executory estate, executory gift, executory instrument, executory interest, executory limitation, executory remainder, executory treaty, executory trust

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


executory
adj.
Not yet complete; awaiting a future event for completion.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


executory
remaining to be done.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


executory
Not yet performed or done. For example, an executory contract is one in which all or part of the required performance has not been done, and an executory bequest is a gift in a will that has not yet been distributed to the beneficiary.
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


executory
adj. Something that has not yet been fully performed.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


executory
That which is yet to be fully executed or performed; that which remains to be carried into operation or effect; incomplete; depending upon a future performance or event. The opposite of executed.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


executory
That which is yet to be fully executed or performed; that which remains to be carried into operation or effect; incomplete; depending upon a future performance or event. The opposite of executed.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

executory
adj.
   something not yet performed or done. Examples: an executory contract is one in which all or part of the required performance has not been done; an executory bequest is a gift under a will which has not been distributed to the beneficiary.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • Executory — Ex*ec u*to*ry, a. [LL. executorius, L. exsecutorius: cf.F. ex[ e]cutoire.] 1. Pertaining to administration, or putting the laws in force; executive. [1913 Webster] The official and executory duties of government. Burke. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • executory — [eg zek′yo͞o tôr΄ē, igzek′yo͞o tôr΄ē; eg zek′yətôr΄ē, ig zek′yətôr΄ē] adj. [LL exsecutorius < L exsecutus: see EXECUTOR] 1. executive; administrative 2. Law designed to be, or capable of being, put into effect at the appropriate time …   English World dictionary

  • executory — /agzekyatoriy/ That which is yet to be fully executed or performed; that which remains to be carried into operation or effect; incomplete; depending upon a future performance or event. The opposite of executed. As to executory bequest executory… …   Black's law dictionary

  • executory — /agzekyatoriy/ That which is yet to be fully executed or performed; that which remains to be carried into operation or effect; incomplete; depending upon a future performance or event. The opposite of executed. As to executory bequest executory… …   Black's law dictionary

  • executory — igˈzekyəˌtōrē, eg , ÷ kəˌ , tȯr , ri adjective Etymology: Middle English executorie operative, being in effect, putting into effect, from Late Latin executorius, exsecutorius putting into effect, from Latin executus, exsecutus (past participle… …   Useful english dictionary

  • executory — adjective Date: 1592 1. designed or of such a nature as to be executed in time to come or to take effect on a future contingency 2. relating to administration …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • executory — /ig zek yeuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. 1. executive. 2. Law. to be performed or executed. [1400 50; late ME executorie operative, being in effect < LL ex(s)ecutorius executive. See EXECUTE, TORY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • executory — adjective Of or pertaining to administration or execution …   Wiktionary

  • executory — ex ec·u·to·ry || tÉ™rɪ adj. executive, having the power to execute laws and policy; to be carried out or executed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • executory — a. 1. Executive. 2. (Law.) To be executed …   New dictionary of synonyms

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