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

transitive verb

: to thrust out
exsertion noun

Word History


Latin exsertus, past participle of exserere — more at exert

First Known Use

1816, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of exsert was in 1816

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Cite this Entry

“Exsert.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exsert. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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