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Exercise

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.

exercise

(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.

exercise

(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.
After 5,000 ounces of refined gold have been recovered from the Bulk Sample, Mosquito, in addition to the Bulk Sample Royalty, as defined below, will be entitled to receive $100 for each additional ounce of refined gold recovered from the Bulk Sample, and all of such payments received by Mosquito will be deducted from the cash payments required to exercise the Option as outlined below.
Although the Army has no obligation to exercise the option, Saba believes that the Army will purchase licenses for the additional users.
Gideon Mantel, Commtouch's CEO, commented: "We are extremely pleased by the progress we have made so far and by the support and trust placed in us by this group of lenders, as further exhibited by their willingness to exercise the option to proceed with the second tranche funding.
The Company further stated that the decision not to exercise the option does not at all affect Isonics' ownership of the above technology.
In accordance with the Option Purchase Agreement, DVI assigned its right to exercise the Option to Dolphin Medical Inc.
Under the call option agreement, subject to restrictions on exercise in the first year, through September 28, 2005, General Mills may exercise the option in whole or in part at any time in respect of up to 5,000,000 shares provided that (1) such exercises are in respect of issuances under its convertible debentures and (2) such exercises would not cause Diageo to hold less than 20% of the outstanding ordinary shares of General Mills.