Definition of "exercised" []

  • To put into use; employ (verb)
  • To take exercise or perform exercises; exert one's muscles, etc, esp in order to keep fit (verb)
  • To practise using in order to develop or train (verb)
  • To perform or make proper use of (verb)
  • To bring to bear; exert (verb)
  • To occupy the attentions of, esp so as to worry or vex (verb)
  • To carry out or cause to carry out, manoeuvres, simulated combat operations, etc (verb)
  • Physical exertion, esp for the purpose of development, training, or keeping fit (noun)
  • Mental or other activity or practice, esp in order to develop a skill (noun)
  • A set of movements, questions, tasks, etc, designed to train, improve, or test one's ability in a particular field (noun)
  • A performance or work of art done as practice or to demonstrate a technique (noun)
  • The performance of a function; discharge (noun)
  • A manoeuvre or simulated combat operation carried out for training and evaluation (noun)
  • A ceremony or formal routine, esp at a school or college (noun)
  • A particular type of event, such as performing on the horizontal bar (noun)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of exercise. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "exercised" in a sentence
  • "Furthermore, the process by which the rights of a patent are exercised is costly, damaging, and net-net ends up wasting, in my estimation, much more energy that could otherwise be put into more essential or meaningful pursuits."
  • "That responsibility must be exercised from the earliest days of a child's education and the, message made clear in numerous different ways thereafter."
  • "This meeting, however, proved abortive when France and Great Britain exercised their veto right to obstruct a resolution calling on"
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