- v put to use
exert one's power or influence
- v have and exercise
- v make a great effort at a mental or physical task
- While the other early moguls were simply trying to make the best movies they could, young Mayer was an ideologue intent on using the power of the new medium to exert what he .
- That appeal led to Packer's current role as a doctrinal Solomon whose pronouncements as executive editor at the magazine Christianity Today exert influence beyond its 340,000 readers.
- It pledged the signers to exert "all lawful means" toward reversing the Supreme Court's desegregation decision, and it appealed to Southerners "to scrupulously refrain from .
- Rick Lazio in The Canadian Press
Let me assure you that no authorities of my church, or of any other church for that matter, will ever exert influence on presidential decisions. Their authority is theirs, within the province of church affairs, and it ends where the affairs of the... Mitt Romney http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitt_Romney&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHsbJvd1A8Hj2N-SfDDingX9k3-RA Reuters http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.reuters.com/article/politicsNews/idUSN0455219020071206&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGaIYCPydR71hjwMfNU6QajpUVk5g Dec 5, 2007
35055 44686 exert We're asking the attorney general to exert his authority to investigate the sources of these donations ...... to determine whether it is compliant, and whether the Cordoba Initiative ...... is in fact a legitimate charity. And in fact, whether the...
- Robert Gates in Christian Science Monitor
With a government of this nature, only a united front of nations will be able to exert enough pressure to make Iran abandon its nuclear aspirations,US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates told the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs...