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Exercise (IPA: /ˈɛksɝˌsaɪz/)


Exercise (n.)

The act of exercising; a setting in action or practicing; employment in the proper mode of activity; exertion; application; use; habitual activity; occupation, in general; practice.

Exercise (n.)

Exertion for the sake of training or improvement whether physical, intellectual, or moral; practice to acquire skill, knowledge, virtue, perfectness, grace, etc.

Exercise (n.)

Bodily exertion for the sake of keeping the organs and functions in a healthy state; hygienic activity; as, to take exercise on horseback.

Exercise (n.)

The performance of an office, a ceremony, or a religious duty.

Exercise (n.)

That which is done for the sake of exercising, practicing, training, or promoting skill, health, mental, improvement, moral discipline, etc.; that which is assigned or prescribed for such ends; hence, a disquisition; a lesson; a task; as, military or naval exercises; musical exercises; an exercise in composition.

Exercise (n.)

That which gives practice; a trial; a test.

Exercise (v. t.)

To set in action; to cause to act, move, or make exertion; to give employment to; to put in action habitually or constantly; to school or train; to exert repeatedly; to busy.

Exercise (v. t.)

To exert for the sake of training or improvement; to practice in order to develop; hence, also, to improve by practice; to discipline, and to use or to for the purpose of training; as, to exercise arms; to exercise one's self in music; to exercise troops.

Exercise (v. t.)

To occupy the attention and effort of; to task; to tax, especially in a painful or vexatious manner; harass; to vex; to worry or make anxious; to affect; to discipline; as, exercised with pain.

Exercise (v. t.)

To put in practice; to carry out in action; to perform the duties of; to use; to employ; to practice; as, to exercise authority; to exercise an office.

Exercise (v. i.)

To exercise one's self, as under military training; to drill; to take exercise; to use action or exertion; to practice gymnastics; as, to exercise for health or amusement.

Exercise

Performance of activities in order to develop or maintain readiness or competence in various forms of endeavors

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Scientific article published on 01 October 1991

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Scientific article published on 01 November 1997

Exercise Synonyms

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Exercise Synonyms

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Exercise Synonyms

Exercising, Physical Exercise, Workout, Physical Exertion

Exercise Synonyms

Practice Session, Recitation, Drill, Practice

Exercise Synonyms

Use, Usage, Utilisation, Employment, Utilization

Exercise Synonyms

Practise, Drill, Practice

Exercise Synonyms

Exert

Exercise Synonyms

Practise, Do, Practice

Exercise Synonyms

Work, Work Out

Exercise Synonyms

Work Out

Exercise Rhymes



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Spanish Translation

Exercise in Spanish is Ejercicio

Tagalog Translation

Exercise in Tagalog is Ehersisyo

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All authority is quite degrading. It degrades those who exercise it, and degrades those over whom it is exercised." - Oscar Wilde

Example Sentence (Quote)

"An exercise in poor taste." - Pink Flamingos

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Can heav'nly minds such high resentment show, Or exercise their spite in human woe?" - John Dryden

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Eat right. Exercise regularly. Die anyway. (Featured on It's Happy Bunny merchandise)" - Anonymous

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Every Judge ought to exercise care, and it is not more needed in one case than in another." - Judges


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