Definitions for exercise

Definitions for (noun) exercise

Main entry: physical exercise, physical exertion, exercise, exercising, workout

Definition: the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit

Usage: the doctor recommended regular exercise; he did some exercising; the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit

Main entry: example, exercise

Definition: a task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding

Usage: you must work the examples at the end of each chapter in the textbook

Main entry: drill, practice, practice session, recitation, exercise

Definition: systematic training by multiple repetitions

Usage: practice makes perfect

Main entry: usage, use, utilisation, utilization, employment, exercise

Definition: the act of using

Usage: he warned against the use of narcotic drugs; skilled in the utilization of computers

Main entry: exercise

Definition: (usually plural) a ceremony that involves processions and speeches

Usage: academic exercises

Definitions for (verb) exercise

Main entry: work out, exercise

Definition: do physical exercise

Usage: She works out in the gym every day

Main entry: exercise, work, work out

Definition: give a workout to

Usage: Some parents exercise their infants; My personal trainer works me hard; work one's muscles; this puzzle will exercise your mind

Main entry: drill, exercise, practice, practise

Definition: learn by repetition

Usage: We drilled French verbs every day; Pianists practice scales

Main entry: exercise, exert

Definition: put to use

Usage: exert one's power or influence

Main entry: do, practice, practise, exercise

Definition: carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions

Usage: practice law

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