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To carry out a plan

implement

verb

to make something such as an idea, plan, system, or law start to work and be used

go through with

to do something that you have planned or agreed to do, especially after not being sure you want to do it

carry through

to complete something that was planned, often despite difficulties or opposition

enforce

verb

to make sure that something happens or is done

progress

verb

to cause something such as an idea or a plan to move forward

realize

verb

to achieve something that you have planned or hoped for

ensure

verb

to make certain that something happens or is done

put/bring/carry something into effect

to start to use a plan or idea so that it becomes real and has practical results

put something into action

to start using something such as a plan or idea

execute

verb

to complete something that you have agreed or planned to do

solutionism

the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology

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any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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