Synonyms for Exercised:

adj.

applied (adjective)
useful, Exerted, used, practical, utilitarian, employed, Served, applied, practiced, functioned, conducted, Operated, utilized.

v.

acted (verb)
Transacted, reacted, conducted, Operated, Appeared, Officiated, Worked, moved, functioned, Performed, done, Comported, Perpetrated, Acted, Behaved, Did, labored, executed, Endeavored.
applied (verb)
implemented, effected.
exerted (verb)
discharged, Toiled, Wielded, expended.

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Other relevant words:
applied.

Usage examples for Exercised

  1. It is therefore probable that the list merely contains the names of prominent Theras who exercised little authority in virtue of any office, though their personal qualities assured them respect. – Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch by Charles Eliot
  2. But the temper of the men was of such a nature that I felt the utmost caution must be exercised by us who were responsible for the conduct of the men and in whose hands the interest of the Union was placed, for I felt that one false step would wreck the whole movement. – From Crow-Scaring to Westminster; an Autobiography by George Edwards M.P., O.B.E.
  3. Here, again, novelty exercised its charm. – Mrs. Overtheway's Remembrances by Juliana Horatia Ewing