This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

Another word for exertion

a-z
Noun
  1. The act of putting into play

      1. (American) Alternative spelling of utilisation.
      1. To put into service or employ for a purpose:
      2. To avail oneself of; practice:
      3. To conduct oneself toward; treat or handle:
      1. The act, manner, or amount of using; use:
      2. The act or manner of treating; treatment:
      3. Habitual or accepted practice:
      1. To occupy oneself in an activity for amusement or recreation:
      2. To take part in a sport or game:
      3. To participate in betting; gamble.
      1. The act or process of operating or functioning.
      2. The state of being operative or functional:
      3. A process or series of acts involved in a particular form of work:
      1. The carrying out or physical realization of something. The phrase "there are various implementations of the protocol" means that there are several software products that execute that protocol. A computer system implementation would be the installation of new hardware and system software. An information system implementation would be the installation of new databases and application programs, and the adoption of new manual procedures.
      1. Activity that requires physical or mental exertion, especially when performed to develop or maintain fitness:
      2. A specific activity performed to develop or maintain fitness or a skill:
      3. The active use or application of something:
      1. The act of employing.
      2. The state of being employed.
      3. The work in which one is engaged; occupation.
      1. The act of applying.
      2. Something applied, such as a cosmetic or curative agent.
      3. The act of putting something to a special use or purpose:
    See also:

    used

  2. The use of energy to do something

      1. Strenuous physical labor and effort.
      1. A period of time:
      2. The time, effort, or trouble taken in doing something:
      3. As long as; during the time that:
      1. A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need:
      2. A distressing or difficult circumstance or situation:
      3. A cause or source of distress, disturbance, or difficulty:
      1. To exert muscular energy, as against a material force or mass:
      2. To be strenuously engaged with a problem, task, or undertaking:
      3. To have difficulty or make a strenuous effort doing something:
      1. To pull, draw, or stretch tight:
      2. To cause distortion of (a body's parts or shape) by applying an external force; deform.
      3. To exert, use, or tax to the utmost:
      1. An unpleasant feeling occurring as a result of injury or disease, usually localized in some part of the body:
      2. Bodily suffering characterized by such feelings:
      3. Mental or emotional suffering; distress.
      1. A conscientious or concerted effort toward an end; an earnest attempt.
      2. Purposeful or industrious activity; enterprise.
      3. To attempt (fulfillment of a responsibility or an obligation, for example) by employment or expenditure of effort:
      1. The use of physical or mental energy to do something; exertion.
      2. A difficult exertion of strength or will:
      3. A usually earnest attempt:
    See also:

    work

  3. Energetic physical action

      1. Activity that requires physical or mental exertion, especially when performed to develop or maintain fitness:
      2. A specific activity performed to develop or maintain fitness or a skill:
      3. The active use or application of something:
      1. The state of being active.
      2. Energetic action or movement; liveliness.
      3. A specified pursuit in which a person partakes.
    See also:

    action

Another word for exertion

Noun
      1. A conscientious or concerted effort toward an end; an earnest attempt.
      2. Purposeful or industrious activity; enterprise.
      3. To attempt (fulfillment of a responsibility or an obligation, for example) by employment or expenditure of effort:
      1. To try to perform, make, or achieve:
      2. To tempt.
      3. To try to seize or get control of by attacking.
      1. To exert muscular energy, as against a material force or mass:
      2. To be strenuously engaged with a problem, task, or undertaking:
      3. To have difficulty or make a strenuous effort doing something:
      1. The use of physical or mental energy to do something; exertion.
      2. A difficult exertion of strength or will:
      3. A usually earnest attempt: