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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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Recently, there has been an attempt to develop commercial computer-based relaxation exercise software which has produced a positive result [32].
From time to time, we took a break and practiced relaxation exercises.
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Those taking part in the study had to do relaxation exercises to feel better.
She now does a deep-breathing relaxation exercise just before bedtime and has a regular time for retiring and rising.
After being taught the initial relaxation exercise, the patient was instructed to project himself and his pain onto a giant movie screen.
Sonny Stancarone pioneered this technique, which uses yoga-type breathing and relaxation exercises to help pianists improve their skills.
MindShift provides tools such as relaxation exercises, stress tests and more to aid in managing your stress.
Classes will use a chair for seated and/or standing support and will incorporate exercises with hand-held weights, elastic tubing for resistance, stretching and relaxation exercises.
Contract awarded for perform three activities (training in self-care, a hair salon and relaxation exercises, body massages and other) so that our seniors can pass through this stage of life with happiness, enhancing self-care to prevent disease.
The actors took part in activities aimed at promoting positive mental health and wellbeing including, relaxation exercises, massages and breathing techniques.
Class activities include movement and games, simple stretches, peer massage, breathing exercises, visualisations using well-known fairytales and relaxation exercises.