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Exert vs. Exact

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Exertverb

To put in vigorous action.

‘I exerted myself in today's training.’;

Exactadjective

Precisely agreeing with a standard, a fact, or the truth; perfectly conforming; neither exceeding nor falling short in any respect.

‘The clock keeps exact time.’; ‘He paid the exact debt.’; ‘an exact copy of a letter’; ‘exact accounts’;

Exertverb

To make use of, to apply, especially of something non-material.

‘He considered exerting his influence on John to gain an advantage for himself.’;

Exactadjective

Habitually careful to agree with a standard, a rule, or a promise; accurate; methodical; punctual.

‘a man exact in observing an appointment’; ‘In my doings I was exact.’;

Exertverb

To thrust forth; to emit; to push out.

‘So from the seas exerts his radiant headThe star by whom the lights of heaven are led.’;

Exactadjective

Precisely or definitely conceived or stated; strict.

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Exertverb

To put force, ability, or anything of the nature of an active faculty; to put in vigorous action; to bring into active operation; as, to exert the strength of the body, limbs, faculties, or imagination; to exert the mind or the voice.

Exactadjective

Such that the kernel of one homomorphism is the image of the preceding one.

Exertverb

To put forth, as the result or exercise of effort; to bring to bear; to do or perform.

‘When we will has exerted an act of command on any faculty of the soul or member of the body.’;

Exactverb

(transitive) To demand and enforce the payment or performance of, sometimes in a forcible or imperative way.

‘to exact tribute, fees, or obedience from someone.’;

Exertverb

put to use;

‘exert one's power or influence’;

Exactverb

(transitive) To make desirable or necessary.

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Exertverb

of power or authority

Exactverb

(transitive) To forcibly obtain or produce.

‘to exact revenge on someone.’;

Exertverb

make a great effort at a mental or physical task;

‘exert oneself’;

Exactadverb

exactly

‘She's wearing the exact same sweater as I am!’;

Exactadjective

Precisely agreeing with a standard, a fact, or the truth; perfectly conforming; neither exceeding nor falling short in any respect; true; correct; precise; as, the clock keeps exact time; he paid the exact debt; an exact copy of a letter; exact accounts.

‘I took a great pains to make out the exact truth.’;

Exactadjective

Habitually careful to agree with a standard, a rule, or a promise; accurate; methodical; punctual; as, a man exact in observing an appointment; in my doings I was exact.

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Exactadjective

Precisely or definitely conceived or stated; strict.

‘An exact command,Larded with many several sorts of reason.’;

Exactverb

To demand or require authoritatively or peremptorily, as a right; to enforce the payment of, or a yielding of; to compel to yield or to furnish; hence, to wrest, as a fee or reward when none is due; - followed by from or of before the one subjected to exaction; as, to exact tribute, fees, obedience, etc., from or of some one.

‘He said into them, Exact no more than that which is appointed you.’; ‘Years of servise pastFrom grateful souls exact reward at last’; ‘My designsExact me in another place.’;

Exactverb

To practice exaction.

‘The anemy shall not exact upon him.’;

Exactverb

claim as due or just;

‘The bank demanded payment of the loan’;

Exactverb

take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs;

‘the accident claimed three lives’; ‘The hard work took its toll on her’;

Exactadjective

marked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact;

‘an exact mind’; ‘an exact copy’; ‘hit the exact center of the target’;

Exactadjective

(of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct;

‘a precise image’; ‘a precise measurement’;

Exactadjective

not approximated in any way; precise

‘the exact details were still being worked out’;

Exactadjective

accurate or correct in all details

‘an exact replica, two feet tall, was constructed’;

Exactadjective

(of a person) accurate and careful about minor details

‘she was an exact, clever manager’;

Exactadjective

(of a subject of study) permitting precise measurements as a basis for rigorously testable theories

‘psychomedicine isn't an exact science yet’;

Exactverb

demand and obtain (something) from someone

‘he exacted promises that another Watergate would never be allowed to happen’;

Exactverb

inflict (revenge) on someone

‘he exacts a cruel revenge against the winning candidate’;

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