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To put into action, practice, or force; to make use of something, such as a right or option.

To exercise dominion over land is to openly indicate absolute possession and control.

To exercise discretion is to choose between doing and not doing something, the decision being based on sound judgment.


(Discharge a function), verb act, administer, carry into execution, carry on, carry out, conduct, do duty, efficere, engage in, execute, exercere, facere, officiate, perform, practice, pursue, put in motion, put into action, put into effect, put into practice, serve as, translate into action, wage
Associated concepts: authority exercised under the United States Constitution, exercise an option, exercise jurisdiccion, exercise of judicial discretion
Foreign phrases: Cui jurisdictio data est, ea quoque connessa esse videntur, sine quibus jurisdictio explicari non potest.To whomsoever jurisdiction is given, those things also are supposed to be granted, without which the jurissiction cannot be exercised. Frustra est potentia quae nunquam venit in actum. A power is a vain one if it is never exercised.


(Use), verb apply, avail oneself of, bring into play, bring to bear, draw on, employ, make use of, operate, practice, put in action, put in practice, put to use, put to work, turn to account, utilize, wield
Associated concepts: exercise a right to vote, exercise an option, exercise discretion, exercise dominion, exercise due care, exercise of power
See also: act, apply, campaign, commission, discipline, effort, employ, endeavor, enterprise, exert, exploit, labor, officiate, operate, ply, practice, problem, resort, transaction, undertaking, wield, work
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Two early studies examining the effects of isometric exercise on the incidence of hypertension demonstrated lower rates of hypertension in individuals performing occupational or whole-body isometric contractions.
Effect of isometric exercise on mitral and aortic regurgitation as assessed by color Doppler flow imaging.
2009) The effects of a 28-hz vibration on arm muscle activity during isometric exercise.
In the present investigation, the muscle activity, as assessed by the electromyogram, was examined in 6 male and 11 female subjects aged 22 to 28 years old to compare isometric exercise induced by co-contraction of muscles in 3 areas of the body to the muscle use with exercise on commercial weight lifting equipment.
Pepin EB, Hicks RW, Spencer MK, Zund VT and Jackson CGR (1996): Pressor response to isometric exercise in patients with Multiple Sclerosis.
sphygmomanometry) underestimate intra-arterial measures of systolic blood pressure (SBP) taken at rest, and during and after aerobic and isometric exercise (2).
Jim said: "It's an isometric exercise and if you keep it up you will develop the necessary muscles to hold your stomach in naturally.
Out of view of the fans, he will applaud, in that funny way of his that always looks like a none-too-convincing ad for isometric exercise.
Plasma CK activity (CK): CK was measured on day 1 before and after EE, and on days 3, 5, and 7 at the beginning of each isometric exercise session.
He said: "It's an isometric exercise and - if you keep it up long enough - you will develop the necessary muscles to hold your stomach in naturally.