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Synonyms for exert
ɪgˈzɜrtex·ert

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exert, exerciseverb

    put to use

    "exert one's power or influence"

    Synonyms:
    work, practise, maintain, drill, do, exercise, work out, practice, wield

  2. wield, exert, maintainverb

    have and exercise

    "wield power and authority"

    Synonyms:
    asseverate, keep up, keep, conserve, observe, wield, hold, handle, manage, assert, defend, sustain, maintain, uphold, preserve, exercise

  3. exertverb

    make a great effort at a mental or physical task

    "exert oneself"

    Synonyms:
    exercise, maintain, wield

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. exertverb

    Synonyms:
    EXERCISE, use, put forth, put in action, bring into operation, set to work

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "exert":

    exercise, put, practise, exercising, perform, make, wield

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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How to use exert in a sentence?

  1. Vladimir Putin:

    Kiev's attempts to exert economic pressure on Donbas (region of east Ukraine) and disrupt its daily life only aggravates the situation. This is a dead-end track, fraught with a big catastrophe.

  2. Debra Aho Williamson:

    If users didn't think Facebook and its messaging apps were all the same company, they will have to confront that reality now, knitting the messaging apps together shows that Facebook wants to exert more control over them, and that may lead to more internal executive conflict.

  3. The Hitopadesa:

    Prosperity is acquired by exertion, and there is no fruit for him who doth not exert himself: the fawns go not into the mouth of a sleeping lion.

  4. Michael Levesque:

    Generic drugs are essentially commodity products chosen on cost and as the purchasers consolidate and exert their leverage we would expect downward pressure.

  5. Matthew Borowski:

    The board of immigration disagreed with the immigration judge and held that the Taliban is a de facto government in Afghanistan and that they exert power over large portions of the country, the danger that my client faces is not merely because he is a military officer but because he has an imputed position of being pro-Western because he attended training in the United States.


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