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  Definition of exercise
  1. the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit; "the doctor recommended regular exercise"; "he did some exercising"; "the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit"
  2. a task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding; "you must work the examples at the end of each chapter in the textbook"
  3. systematic training by multiple repetitions; "practice makes perfect"
  4. the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"
  5. (usually plural) a ceremony that involves processions and speeches; "academic exercises"
  6. do physical exercise; "She works out in the gym every day"
  7. give a work-out to; "Some parents exercise their infants"; "My personal trainer works me hard"; "work one''s muscles"
  8. learn by repetition; "We drilled French verbs every day"; "Pianists practice scales"
  9. put to use; "exert one''s power or influence"
  10. carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions; "practice law"
Similar Words: exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workout, example, practice, drill, practice session, recitation, use, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment, work out, work, practise, exert, do

 

Hyponyms: cardiopulmonary exercise, gymnastic exercise, kick up, set, exercise set, bodybuilding, anaerobic exercise, muscle building, musclebuilding, calisthenics, callisthenics, calisthenic exercise, callisthenic exercise, isometrics, isometric exercise, isotonic exercise, Kegel exercises, pubococcygeus exercises, stretch, stretching, arm exercise, back exercise, leg exercise, neck exercise, stomach exercise, tummy crunch, yoga, fire drill, manual of arms, manual, military drill, rehearsal, dry run, review, brushup, scrimmage, shadowboxing, target practice, practice, play, misuse, abuse, exploitation, development, recycling, application, practical application, commencement, commencement exercise, commencement ceremony, graduation, graduation exercise, limber up, warm up, loosen up, train, tumble, tone, tone up, strengthen, weight-lift, weightlift, press, shamanize, shamanise

 

Grouped Verbs: work, work out

 

Entailments: move, work, do work

 

Derivational Morphology: work out, work, drill, practice, practise, rehearse, do, exert, use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ, habituate, exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workout, gymnastic apparatus, exerciser, practice session, recitation, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: vježba   Croatian: vježba  
Finnish: harjoitus and kuntoilu   German: Übung and Bewegung  
Hindi: वर्ज़िश   Japanese: 練習 and 運動  
Korean: 연습 and 운동   Polish: ćwiczenie  
Swedish: övning and träning   Vietnamese: bài tập  
 
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