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exerting, present participle; exerted, past participle; exerts, 3rd person singular present; exerted, past tense;
  1. Apply or bring to bear (a force, influence, or quality)
    • - the moon exerts a force on the Earth
    • - exerting influence over the next generation
  2. Make a physical or mental effort
    • - he needs to exert himself to try to find an answer

  1. put to use; "exert one's power or influence"
  2. wield: have and exercise; "wield power and authority"
  3. make a great effort at a mental or physical task; "exert oneself"
  4. to put in vigorous action; to make use of, to apply, especially of something non-material
  5. Exercise Rehabilitation Trial