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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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As soon as Jane was able, we progressed her exercises from active exercise in bed, to resistive, task-specific performance training to increase her lower extremity strength, power, and endurance.
Active Exercise Any movement in which patient partially or completely engages in moving limb from resting position, through specific movement, and back to resting position.
Nicholson (1985) carried out a clinical trial to determine the effects of passive mobilisation and active exercise in patients with painful restricted shoulders.
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000 sq mt external and internal guests will enjoy high class sports and medical facilities like cardio, weight, kinesis training as well as active exercise zones, physio therapist services and oxygen infusions.
TIP TWO: Get active Exercise yourself into a calmer state Go for a short walk in a place you find peaceful, such as a park or a beach.
Kaitiakitanga--the active exercise of responsibility in a manner which is beneficial to resources and the welfare of the people--means we look to each other, we look to our tikanga, and we know that collectively, we have the solutions in our own hands.
As its title suggests, Building Renaissance Venice is an active exercise in the entire architectural process.
Kisner and Colby (1990) state that active exercise also affects endurance, which is the amount of force that can be sustained over a specific time period.
Unless you have an active exercise program, you spend your whole day in a flexed position.
In recent years, an active exercise schedule has been completed with the bilateral Balance exercise series, which rotates between Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan two to four times per year.
Also, more active exercise and weight bearing is allowed earlier than before.