exsert

verb
ex·​sert | \ ek-ˈsərt How to pronounce exsert (audio) \
exserted; exserting; exserts

Definition of exsert

transitive verb

: to thrust out

Other Words from exsert

exsertion \ ek-​ˈsər-​shən How to pronounce exsert (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of exsert

1816, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for exsert

Latin exsertus, past participle of exserere — more at exert

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“Exsert.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exsert. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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