Ex·act, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exacted; p. pr. & vb. n. Exacting.] To demand or require authoritatively or peremptorily, as a right; to enforce the payment of, or a yielding of; to compel to yield or to furnish; hence, to wrest, as a fee or reward when none is due; -- followed by from or of before the one subjected to exaction; as, to exact tribute, fees, obedience, etc., from or of some one.
He said into them, Exact no more than that which is appointed you. --Luke. iii. 13.
Years of servise past
From grateful souls exact reward at last --Dryden.
Exact me in another place. --Massinger.