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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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To maintain the functions of the hand, range of motion exercises must be started as soon as possible (19,20).
Chone Figgins, who has a broken index and middle finger on his right hand, was cleared to start doing range of motion exercises.
Two weeks into therapy, he is lying on one of the raised therapy platforms at Hilyard while a physical therapist does range of motion exercises on his legs.
The accompanying exercise manual provides seven range of motion exercises and 13 isometric exercises, all with descriptions of what muscles are being worked.
Mobilization: walking or range of motion exercises three times daily, reduced use of catheters or restraints that limit movement
Materials presented at the fall workshop included range of motion exercises, assisted ambulation, and transfer activities.
By performing strengthening, stretching, and range of motion exercises, one can prevent as well as recover from symptoms of TOS.