Synonyms for exerciseˈɛk sərˌsaɪz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exercise, exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workout(noun)

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

    use, utilisation, physical exertion, recitation, exercise, example, employment, usage, exercising, physical exercise, workout, practice session, utilization, practice, drill

  2. use, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment, exercise(noun)

    the act of using

    exercising, usage, use, practice, custom, habit, engagement, workout, use of goods and services, consumption, usance, role, practice session, function, work, employ, utilization, utilisation, employment, economic consumption, drill, physical exercise, example, manipulation, enjoyment, recitation, purpose, physical exertion, exercise

  3. exercise, practice, drill, practice session, recitation(noun)

    systematic training by multiple repetitions

    physical exercise, usage, use, practice, praxis, recital, drill, practice session, utilisation, example, utilization, class period, employment, exercising, pattern, course session, reading, recitation, workout, physical exertion, exercise

  4. exercise, example(noun)

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

    representative, physical exercise, usage, use, practice, deterrent example, instance, lesson, drill, practice session, utilisation, case, example, utilization, employment, illustration, exemplar, exercising, model, good example, object lesson, recitation, workout, physical exertion, exercise

  5. exercise(verb)

    (usually plural) a ceremony that involves processions and speeches

    use, utilisation, physical exertion, recitation, example, employment, usage, exercising, physical exercise, workout, practice session, utilization, practice, drill

  6. exert, exercise(verb)

    put to use

    work, practise, maintain, exert, drill, do, exercise, work out, practice, wield

  7. practice, practise, exercise, do(verb)

    carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions

    work out, fare, make out, use, practice, coiffe, manage, execute, perform, arrange, answer, drill, serve, work, coif, get along, suffice, make, set, behave, dress, come, act, cause, commit, exert, practise, coiffure, apply, rehearse, do, exercise

  8. exercise, work, work out(verb)

    give a workout to

    elaborate, knead, turn, operate, act, shape, bring, exert, run, function, put to work, work up, figure, forge, lick, work out, make, cipher, figure out, form, compute, mould, sour, calculate, work, do, exploit, go, play, drill, make for, mold, practice, puzzle out, act upon, do work, process, crop, exercise, solve, ferment, influence, work on, cypher, practise, wreak, cultivate, reckon

  9. exercise, work out(verb)

    do physical exercise

    work out, solve, practice, practise, figure, puzzle out, drill, reckon, cipher, work, cypher, lick, figure out, elaborate, compute, exert, calculate, do, work up, exercise

  10. drill, exercise, practice, practise(verb)

    learn by repetition

    rehearse, practise, exercise, commit, drill, use, bore, do, work, work out, practice, apply, exert

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. exercise

    Exercise, in the ordinary sense, is the easy natural action of any power; exertion is the putting of any power to strain and tax. An exercise-drive for a horse is so much as will develop strength and health and not appreciably weary. But by qualifying adjectives we may bring exercise up to the full sense of exertion; as, violent exercise. Exercise is action taken at any time with a view to employing, maintaining, or increasing power, or merely for enjoyment; practise is systematic exercise with a view to the acquirement of facility and skill in some pursuit; a person takes a walk for exercise, or takes time for practise on the piano. Practise is also used of putting into action and effect what one has learned or holds as a theory; as, the practise of law or medicine; a profession of religion is good, but the practise of it is better. Drill is systematic, rigorous, and commonly enforced practise under a teacher or commander. Compare HABIT.

    act, action, activity, application, drill, employment, exertion, occupation, operation, performance, practise, use

    idleness, inaction, inactivity, relaxation, rest

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. exercise(n.)

    practice, use, appliance, application, performance, operation, employment

  2. exercise(n.)

    exertion, labor, work, toil, effort

  3. exercise(n.)

    training, schooling, discipline, drill, drilling

  4. exercise(n.)

    lesson, task

  5. exercise(v. a.)

    exert (constantly), employ, busy, apply, use, put in action, set to work

  6. exercise(v. a.)

    discipline, train, drill, break in, habituate to practice

  7. exercise(v. a.)

    practise, pursue, carry on

  8. exercise(v. a.)

    task, try, afflict, pain, make uneasy

  9. exercise(v. n.)

    labor, work, make exertion, take exercise

Translations for exercise

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • تَمْرِين, تَدْرِيبArabic
  • практыкаваннеBelarusian
  • упражнявам, упражнявам се, тренировка, тренирам, упражнениеBulgarian
  • cvičit, cvičeníCzech
  • trainieren, Sport, Training, Übung, übenGerman
  • άσκηση, γυμναστικήGreek
  • ekzerciEsperanto
  • ejercer, ejercicio, ejercitarSpanish
  • õppusEstonian
  • تمرین, ورزش, مشقPersian
  • harjoitella, käyttää, kuntoilu, treenata, liikunta, harjoitus, treeni, harjoitteluFinnish
  • exercice, exercerFrench
  • eacarsaichScottish Gaelic
  • תַּרְגִּילHebrew
  • व्यायाम, अभ्यास, वर्ज़िश, कसरतHindi
  • egzèseHaitian Creole
  • edz, gyakorlat, edzés, gyakorol, gyakorlásHungarian
  • վարժությունArmenian
  • esercitareItalian
  • 体操, 体育, 練習, 運動Japanese
  • ვარჯიში, სავარჯიშოGeorgian
  • 연습, 運動, 운동, 련습Korean
  • exercitium, exercitātiōLatin
  • uždavinysLithuanian
  • vingrot, vingrinājums, vingrināt, izmantot, realizēt, vingrojumsLatvian
  • вежбаMacedonian
  • senaman, latihan, latih tubiMalay
  • oefenenDutch
  • ćwiczenie, ćwiczyćPolish
  • proceder, exercício, [[exercitar]]-[[se]], incitar, agirPortuguese
  • exercițiuRomanian
  • упражнение, зарядка, практиковаться, реализовывать, использовать, практика, упражняться, тренировка, тренироваться, физзарядкаRussian
  • вежба, vježba, вјежба, пракса, praksa, vežbaSerbo-Croatian
  • cvičenieSlovak
  • vaja, vadbaSlovene
  • träna, träning, praktisera, uppgift, utnyttja, övning, övaSwedish
  • mazoeziSwahili
  • вправаUkrainian
  • ورزش, مشقUrdu
  • bài tậpVietnamese
  • koapaskilükamVolapük

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