exercise+authority

  • 1exercise authority — index command, dictate, direct (supervise), govern, handle (manage), manage, police …

    Law dictionary

  • 2Exercise — Ex er*cise, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exercised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exercising}.] 1. To set in action; to cause to act, move, or make exertion; to give employment to; to put in action habitually or constantly; to school or train; to exert repeatedly;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3Authority — In politics, authority (Latin auctoritas , used in Roman law as opposed to potestas and imperium ) is often used interchangeably with the term power . However, their meanings differ: while power refers to the ability to achieve certain ends,… …

    Wikipedia

  • 4exercise */*/*/ — I UK [ˈeksə(r)saɪz] / US [ˈeksərˌsaɪz] noun Word forms exercise : singular exercise plural exercises 1) [uncountable] physical activity done in order to stay healthy and make your body stronger Try to do 20 minutes of vigorous exercise every day …

    English dictionary

  • 5Authority — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Authority >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 authority authority Sgm: N 1 influence influence patronage power preponderance credit prestige prerogative jurisdiction Sgm: N 1 right right …

    English dictionary for students

  • 6exercise — ex·er·cise 1 / ek sər ˌsīz/ n 1: the discharge of an official function or professional occupation 2: the act or an instance of carrying out the terms of an agreement (as an option) exercise 2 vt cised, cis·ing 1: to make effective in action …

    Law dictionary

  • 7AUTHORITY, RABBINICAL — AUTHORITY, RABBINICAL, the authority of the halakhic scholars in maintaining the creativeness and development of Jewish law, by means of its legal sources. Development of the Law An important tenet of Judaism and a guiding principle of the… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 8exercise — [ek′sər sīz΄] n. [ME & OFr exercice < L exercitium < pp. of exercere, to drive out (farm animals to work), hence drill, exercise < ex , out + arcere, to enclose < IE base * areq , to protect, enclose > Gr arkein] 1. active use or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9exercise — ► NOUN 1) activity requiring physical effort carried out for the sake of health and fitness. 2) a task set to practise or test a skill. 3) an activity carried out for a specific purpose: a public relations exercise. 4) (exercises) military drills …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10exercise federal authority over — index federalize (place under federal control) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 11exercise judicial authority — index adjudicate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 12exercise — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 use of the body to keep healthy ADJECTIVE ▪ good, healthy ▪ hard, heavy, high intensity (esp. AmE), intense, strenuous, vigorous …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13authority — n. control power 1) to assume; delegate; demonstrate, show; establish; exercise, wield; invoke authority 2) to defy; deny, reject; undermine authority 3) absolute, complete, full, supreme, unquestioned; parental authority 4) authority for; over… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14authority —    The ability of governments and individuals to direct others and achieve their goals because the mass of people accept that it is their right to tell them what to do, rather than because of the power or force they have at their disposal. Power… …

    Glossary of UK Government and Politics

  • 15Exercise Tiger — For the exercise in 1942, see Exercise Tiger (1942). Battle of Lyme Bay Part of World War II Lyme Bay shown within Great Britain …

    Wikipedia

  • 16exercise — ex|er|cise1 [ eksər,saız ] noun *** ▸ 1 physical activity ▸ 2 learning activity ▸ 3 military activity ▸ 4 for particular purpose ▸ 5 use of power etc. 1. ) uncount physical activity done in order to stay healthy and make your body stronger: Try… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17exercise — [[t]e̱ksə(r)saɪz[/t]] ♦♦ exercises, exercising, exercised 1) VERB If you exercise something such as your authority, your rights, or a good quality, you use it or put it into effect. [FORMAL] [V n] They are merely exercising their right to free… …

    English dictionary

  • 18exercise — 1 noun 1 FOR HEALTH (U) physical activities that you do in order to stay healthy and become stronger: I could use some exercise let s go for a swim. | do/take exercise (=exercise regularly): Do at least fifteen minutes exercise each day. | get… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19exercise — /ˈɛksəsaɪz / (say eksuhsuyz) noun 1. bodily or mental exertion, especially for the sake of training or improvement. 2. something done or performed as a means of practice or training, to improve a specific skill or to acquire competence in a… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 20authority — A government or public agency created to perform a single function or a restricted group of related activities. Usually, such units are financed from service charges, fees, and tolls, but in some instances they also have taxing powers. An… …

    Financial and business terms