Synonyms to exert

employ, active use, activities, activity, add, affair, affairs, appliance, application, apply, attend to business, attendance, avail, bag, bespeak, bestow, book, brief, business, busy, carry on, commerce, commission, concern, concernment, conduct, consecrate to, consume, consumption, contract for, dedicate to, devote, do, do with, employment, engage, engage in, engross, enlist, enterprise, exercise, exertion, expend, exploit, follow, function, give over to, give to, go in for, good use, handle, hard usage, hard use, hire, ill use, interest, involve, labor, lookout, make use of, manage, manipulate, matter, mind the store, ministration, ministry, misuse, monopolize, obtain, occupation, occupy, operate, pass, pass the time, peonage, play, ply, practice, preengage, procure, prosecute, pursue, put forth, put in, put on, put out, recruit, reserve, retain, rough usage, secure, serfdom, service, servitium, servitorship, servitude, sign, sign on, sign up, sign up for, slavery, specialize in, spend, spend the time, tackle, take into employment, take on, take to, take up, tendance, thing, undertake, undertaking, usage, use, us