verb (used with object)
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When that happens, the prefrontal cortex “can exert control better,” says Lowe.
However, companies had argued that they could not adopt an employment model unless they exert more control over drivers.California voters sided with Uber, denying drivers benefits by classifying them as contractors|Faiz Siddiqui, Nitasha Tiku|November 4, 2020|Washington Post
This exerts a horizontal centrifugal force out toward the feet.Surviving Mars missions will take planning and lots of innovation|Maria Temming|October 22, 2020|Science News For Students
Gears multiply the force an internal combustion engine is able to exert on the wheels.A First Look at the 2022 GMC Hummer EV (It's Awesome)|Wes Siler|October 21, 2020|Outside Online
We also exert gravity back on the Earth, but because we are so small, it doesn’t make much of a difference.
He has not changed his view in prison despite the enormous pressure exerted on him by the regime.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015|Movements.Org|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Campaigns of various sorts are mounted and pressure exerted on the college leadership to remove that dangerous professor.
After a few years in which Washington has exerted a malign force on demand, it is showing signs of becoming a neutral force.With the Ryan-Murray Deal, Washington Stops Hurting the Economy|Daniel Gross|December 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I wish that Peter Beinart had exerted greater efforts to make Open Zion the type of institution that could survive his departure.Open Zion Created a Valuable Community and is Closing Prematurely|Rachel Cohen|November 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Historically the contradictory pressures exerted by the multiplicity of parties has not been good for Israel.
By the force that the governor exerted in the thrust, he felt that he himself was wounded in the hand.
And for how many noble and philanthropic objects has he not exerted his artistic resources!Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Willis founded a new school of reed voicing and exerted an influence that will never die.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
The more his kind wife exerted herself to comfort him, the more obstinately he persisted in maintaining his own sombre views.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
Since his return from exile, his influence had been generally exerted in favour of the Whig party.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay