exert one self

idiom

Definition of exert one self

: 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

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

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

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

self play
  1. : an individual's typical character or behavior

  2. : an individual's temporary behavior or character

  3. : a person in prime condition

  1. : myself, himself, herself

  1. : having a single character or quality throughout

  2. : of the same kind (as in color, material, or pattern) as something with which it is used

  3. : identical, same

  1. : inbreed

  2. : to pollinate with pollen from the same flower or plant

  3. : to undergo self-pollination

  1. : oneself or itself

  2. : of oneself or itself

  3. : by oneself or itself


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