Synonyms for athletics

Synonyms for (noun) athletics

Synonyms: sport, athletics

Definition: an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

Similar words: diversion, recreation

Definition: an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates

Usage: 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


Synonyms: athletics

Definition: participation in sports events as an extracurricular activity

Similar words: extracurricular activity

Definition: educational activities not falling within the scope of the regular curriculum


Synonyms: athletic competition, athletic contest, athletics

Definition: a contest between athletes

Similar words: competition, contest

Definition: an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants