Synonyms of executive in English:

executive


See definition of executive

adjective

1‘a district assembly with executive powers’

SYNONYMS

administrative, decision-making, directorial, directing, controlling, managerial

law-making, regulating

professional, white-collar


noun

1‘a top-level meeting of executives at the investment bank’

SYNONYMS

chief, head, principal, senior official, senior manager, senior administrator

director, managing director, MD, CEO, chief executive officer, president, chairman, chairwoman, controller

British director general

informal boss, boss man, top dog, bigwig, big wheel, big Daddy, big Chief, exec, suit

British informal guv'nor

North American informal numero uno, Mister Big, honcho, head honcho, big kahuna, big white chief, sachem, padrone

derogatory fat cat

2‘the executive has increased in number’

SYNONYMS

administration, leadership, management, directorate, directors

government, legislative body

informal top brass