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Executor vs. Fiduciary — What's the Difference?

Executor vs. Fiduciary — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Executor and Fiduciary

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Executor

An executor is someone who is responsible for executing, or following through on, an assigned task or duty. The feminine form, executrix, may sometimes be used.
Mar 20, 2022

Fiduciary

A fiduciary is a person who holds a legal or ethical relationship of trust with one or more other parties (person or group of persons). Typically, a fiduciary prudently takes care of money or other assets for another person.
Mar 20, 2022

Executor

A person or institution appointed by a testator to carry out the terms of their will
The executors of the late John B. Smith
Hugh appointed him an executor of his will
Mar 20, 2022

Fiduciary

Of or relating to a duty of acting in good faith with regard to the interests of another
A company's fiduciary responsibility to investors.
Mar 20, 2022

Executor

A person who produces something or puts something into effect
The makers and executors of policy
Mar 20, 2022
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Fiduciary

Of or being a trustee or trusteeship.
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Executor

(Law) A person who is appointed by a testator to execute the testator's will.
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Fiduciary

Held in trust.
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Executor

A person who carries out or performs something.
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Fiduciary

Of or consisting of fiat money.
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Executor

A person who carries out some task.
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Fiduciary

Of, relating to, or being a system of marking in the field of view of an optical instrument that is used as a reference point or measuring scale.
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Executor

(computing) A component of a system that executes or runs something.
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Fiduciary

One, such as an agent of a principal or a company director, who has a duty of acting in good faith with regard to the interests of another.
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Executor

(legal) Someone appointed by a testator to administer a will; an administrator.
Literary executor
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Fiduciary

(legal) Relating to an entity that owes to another good faith, accountability and trust, often in the context of trusts and trustees.
A fiduciary contract
A fiduciary duty
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Executor

(obsolete) An executioner.
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Fiduciary

Pertaining to paper money whose value depends on public confidence or securities.
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Executor

One who executes or performs; a doer; as, an executor of baseness.
Mar 20, 2022

Fiduciary

(non-standard) Accepted as a trusted reference such as a point, value, or marker; fiducial.
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Executor

An executioner.
Delivering o'er to executors paw The lazy, yawning drone.
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Fiduciary

(legal) One who holds a thing in trust for another.
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Executor

The person appointed by a testator to execute his will, or to see its provisions carried into effect, after his decease.
Mar 20, 2022

Fiduciary

(theology) One who depends for salvation on faith, without works; an antinomian.
Mar 20, 2022

Executor

A person appointed by a testator to carry out the terms of the will
Mar 20, 2022

Fiduciary

Involving confidence or trust; confident; undoubting; faithful; firm; as, in a fiduciary capacity.
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Fiduciary

Holding, held, or founded, in trust.
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Fiduciary

One who holds a thing in trust for another; a trustee.
Instrumental to the conveying God's blessing upon those whose fiduciaries they are.
Mar 20, 2022

Fiduciary

One who depends for salvation on faith, without works; an Antinomian.
Mar 20, 2022

Fiduciary

A person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary;
It is illegal for a fiduciary to misappropriate money for personal gain
Mar 20, 2022

Fiduciary

Relating to or of the nature of a legal trust (i.e. the holding of something in trust for another);
A fiduciary contract
In a fiduciary capacity
Fiducial power
Mar 20, 2022

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