exert one self

Definition of exert one self

  1. :  to make an effort to do something Don't exert yourself too much. She's always willing to exert herself to help other people.

Word by Word Definitions

exertplay
  1. :  to put forth (strength, effort, etc.)

    :  to put (oneself) into action or to tiring effort

    :  to bring to bear especially with sustained effort or lasting effect

selfplay
  1. :  myself, himself, herself

  1. :  identical, same

    :  belonging to oneself :  own

    :  having a single character or quality throughout

  1. :  the entire person of an individual

    :  the realization or embodiment of an abstraction

    :  an individual's typical character or behavior

  1. :  inbreed

    :  to pollinate with pollen from the same flower or plant

    :  to undergo self-pollination


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