• (GA) IPA: /ɪɡˈzɝt/
  • (RP) IPA: /ɪɡˈzɜːt/

exert (exerts, present participle exerting; past and past participle exerted)

  1. To put in vigorous action.
    I exerted myself in today's training.
  2. To make use of, to apply, especially of something non-material.
    He considered exerting his influence on John to gain an advantage for himself.
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