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1. exert

verb. ['ɪgˈzɝːt'] put to use.

Synonyms

  • utilize
  • employ
  • apply
  • utilise
  • exercise

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • abstain
  • nonfunctional
  • functional

Etymology

  • exsertus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Exert

  • disconcert
  • vanwert
  • subvert
  • reassert
  • mcwhirt
  • dilbert
  • convert
  • concert
  • boisvert
  • unhurt
  • thibert
  • squirt
  • revert
  • pervert
  • mcguirt
  • mcgirt
  • invert
  • insert
  • divert
  • dessert
  • desert
  • spurt
  • skirt
  • schwerdt
  • overt
  • inert
  • flirt
  • evert
  • blurt
  • avert

Example sentences of the word exert


1. Verb, base form
You may have to exert more pressure on the drill than if you were screwing into wood.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Fertilizers exert different effects on your soil, but their main purpose is to provide nutrients to your plants.

Quotes containing the word exert


1. Jane, be still; don't struggle so like a wild, frantic bird, that is rending its own plumage in its desperation.""I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being, with an independent will; which I now exert to leave you.
- Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

2. You must read, you must persevere, you must sit up nights, you must inquire, and exert the utmost power of your mind. If one way does not lead to the desired meaning, take another; if obstacles arise, then still another; until, if your strength holds out, you will find that clear which at first looked dark.
- Giovanni Boccaccio

3. Philosophy, as we use the word, is a fight against the fascination which forms of expression exert upon us.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein, کتاب آبی

2. exert

verb. ['ɪgˈzɝːt'] have and exercise.

Synonyms

  • maintain
  • have
  • wield
  • hold

Antonyms

  • inutility
  • supply
  • fire
  • unemployment

Etymology

  • exsertus (Latin)

3. exert

verb. ['ɪgˈzɝːt'] make a great effort at a mental or physical task.

Synonyms

  • act
  • overexert

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • defy
  • exempt

Etymology

  • exsertus (Latin)
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