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Synonyms for exert
ɪgˈzɜrt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exert, exercise(verb)

    put to use

    "exert one's power or influence"

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

  2. wield, exert, maintain(verb)

    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. exert(verb)

    make a great effort at a mental or physical task

    "exert oneself"

    Synonyms:
    exercise, maintain, wield

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. exert(v. a.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to pronounce exert?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say exert in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2042exercise
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#6750preserve
#7143drill
#7591observe
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#11256sustain
#13093assert
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#19286practise
#19974conserve
#22440uphold
#24756exert
#43679wield

How to use exert in a sentence?

  1. Marsha Hill:

    He did not rush to try to exert his authority over the whole country, but let a gradual shift of allegiances take place, on the one hand he pursued a wise policy.

  2. Thomas Waldhauser:

    Russia is trying to exert influence on the ultimate decision of who becomes and what entity becomes in charge of the government inside Libya.

  3. Julie Cote:

    There are studies recently that show that you lose weight because you would exert more calories, but we were more interested in knowing about the muscles that do the work. The muscles in the neck/shoulder region are the ones that feel the pain and experience fatigue.

  4. Peter Harbison:

    Protectionism is making a revival as some of the powerful national airlines exert strong pressure on their governments, have Open Skies reached their limits?

  5. 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.


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