Synonyms for exercise

Synonyms for (noun) exercise

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: effort, elbow grease, travail, sweat, exertion

Definition: use of physical or mental energy; hard work

Usage: he got an A for effort; they managed only with great exertion


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: lesson

Definition: a task assigned for individual study

Usage: he did the lesson for today


Synonyms: drill, practice, practice session, recitation, exercise

Definition: systematic training by multiple repetitions

Usage: practice makes perfect

Similar words: training, grooming, preparation

Definition: activity leading to skilled behavior


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: activity

Definition: any specific behavior

Usage: they avoided all recreational activity


Synonyms: exercise

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

Usage: academic exercises

Similar words: ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, ceremony, observance

Definition: a formal event performed on a special occasion

Usage: a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor

Synonyms for (verb) exercise

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: put to work, work

Definition: cause to work

Usage: he is working his servants hard


Synonyms: drill, exercise, practice, practise

Definition: learn by repetition

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

Similar words: take, study, read, learn

Definition: be a student of a certain subject

Usage: She is reading for the bar exam


Synonyms: exercise, exert

Definition: put to use

Usage: exert one's power or influence

Similar words: use, utilise, utilize, employ, apply

Definition: put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose

Usage: use your head!; we only use Spanish at home; I can't use this tool; Apply a magnetic field here; This thinking was applied to many projects; How do you utilize this tool?; I apply this rule to get good results; use the plastic bags to store the food; He doesn't know how to use a computer