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  Definition of recreation
  1. activity that refreshes and recreates; activity that renews your health and spirits by enjoyment and relaxation; "time for rest and refreshment by the pool"; "days of joyous recreation with his friends"
  2. an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates; "scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists"; "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles"; "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation"
Similar Words: refreshment, diversion

 

Hyponyms: play, child's play, pastime, interest, pursuit, escape, escapism, sport, athletics, bathing, game, gambling, gaming, celebration, festivity, escapade, lark, frolic, romp, gambol, caper, fun, merriment, playfulness, antic, joke, prank, trick, put-on, jest, jocularity, entertainment, amusement, dancing, dance, terpsichore, saltation, eurythmy, eurhythmy, eurythmics, eurhythmics

 

Derivational Morphology: animate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivify, refresh, freshen, refreshen, freshen up, play, amuse, divert, disport

 

Anagrams: retraction, recitation, concertina

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 娛樂中心   Danish: rekreation  
Dutch: recreatie   Finnish: virkistys  
French: récréation   German: Erholung  
Hebrew: פנאי   Hungarian: szabadidő  
Ido: distrakto   Indonesian: rekreasi  
Italian: ricreazione   Japanese: 娯楽  
Korean: 오락   Latvian: atpūta  
Malay: rekreasi   Norwegian: rekreasjon  
Portuguese: recreação   Russian: отдых  
Serbian: рекреација   Slovene: razvedrilo  
Spanish: recreación   Swedish: förströelse  
Tagalog: rekreasyón   Ukrainian: відпочинок  
Vietnamese: tiêu  
 
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