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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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When the ex-wife later exercised the options, the employer issued a Form 1099 to the husband for the difference between the stock's FMV at the time of the ex-wife's exercise and the amount paid to exercise the options.
Second, because the fixedpayment obligation is fully defeased, FM need not draw on other sources of capital to exercise the option.
If The Screenwriter Dig does not exercise the option to purchase the submission, all rights to the submission will be reverted back to the Top 10 Finalist at the end of the 18-month option period;
However, A could exercise the options only after he performs additional services.
If Inflazyme chooses not to exercise the option, it will receive certain royalties on net sales on any product commercialized.
Icahn agreed that one of his entities would provide the Asbestos Trust its desired liquidity by either exercising an option, after the effective date of the Plan, to acquire the Asbestos Trust's position in Federal-Mogul or, if it did not exercise the option, by providing certain financing to the Trust.
The price was reduced in part to induce Boston Scientific to exercise the option prior to our receipt of FDA approval and in part to offset the payments we made to acquire additional intellectual property rights.
0 billion to be sold to SPS by December 31, 2005 if CSFB does not exercise the option to purchase SPS.