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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 for "exert":

    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
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say exert in sign language?

  1. exert

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How to use exert in a sentence?

  1. Robert Ray:

    I want anyone who thinks that they can exert this terroristic activist style political pressure on family members of people whose political views they don't like, I want them all terrified to do that.

  2. Paul Ridker:

    This is the first time we are going to see the payers really exert their influence here as much as the physicians and the patients and that's going to be an interesting twist for the story.

  3. Sheikh Sabah:

    You have foiled the desperate attempt and satanic attitudes of the plotters and perpetrators of this condemned crime to inflame divisions and stir sectarian tensions and divide the unity of the Kuwaiti society, the international community should exert all their effort to avert and take legal action to dry up [ terrorism ] from its waters so countries and nations live in peace and security.

  4. Brookings Institute:

    ISIS has been able to exert an outsized impact on how the world perceives it, by disseminating images of graphic violence ….

  5. Albert Einstein:

    All of us who are concerned for peace and triumph of reason and justice must be keenly aware how small an influence reason and honest good will exert upon events in the political field.


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