HyperDic: exercise

English > 11 senses of the word exercise:
NOUNactexercise, exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workoutthe activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit
actexercise, use, usage, utilization, utilisation, employmentthe act of using
actexercise, practice, drill, practice session, recitationsystematic training by multiple repetitions
actexercise, examplea task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding
eventexercise(usually plural) a ceremony that involves processions and speeches
actexercisean action, often used negatively and without consequences
VERBconsumptionexercise, exertput to use
socialexercise, practice, practise, docarry out or practice
bodyexercise, work, work outgive a workout to
bodyexercise, work outdo physical exercise
cognitionexercise, drill, practice, practiselearn by repetition
exercise > pronunciation
Soundseh'ksersay.z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > exercise: 11 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit.
Example"the doctor recommended regular exercise"
Synonymsexercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workout
NarrowerKegel exercises, pubococcygeus exercisesExercises for women designed to improve the ability to hold urine
arm exerciseExercise designed to strengthen the arm muscles
back exerciseExercise designed to strengthen the back muscles
bodybuilding, anaerobic exercise, muscle building, musclebuildingExercise that builds / builds muscles through tension
calisthenics, callisthenicslight / light exercises designed to promote general fitness
cardiopulmonary exerciseExercise intended to strengthen the circulatory system
gymnastic exercise(gymnastics) an exercise designed to develop and display strength and agility and balance (usually performed with or on some gymnastic apparatus)
isometrics, isometric exerciseMuscle-building exercises (or a system of musclebuilding exercises) involving muscular contractions against resistance without movement (the muscles contracts but the length of the muscle does not change)
isotonic exerciseExercise in which opposing muscles contract and there is controlled movement (tension is constant while the lengths of the muscles change)
kick upRaising the feet backward with the hands on the ground
leg exerciseExercise designed to strengthen the leg muscles
neck exerciseExercise designed to strengthen the neck muscles
set, exercise setSeveral exercises intended to be done in series
stomach exercise, tummy crunchAn exercise designed to strengthen the abdominal muscles
stretch, stretchingExercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent
yogaA system of exercises practiced as part of the Hindu discipline to promote control of the body and mind
Broadereffort, elbow grease, exertion, travail, sweatUse of physical or mental energy
Spanishejercicio, entrenamiento
Catalanentrenament, exercici físic, exercici
Verbsexercisedo physical exercise
exercisegive a workout to
English > exercise: 11 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of using.
Synonymsuse, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment
Narrowerapplication, practical applicationThe act of bringing something to bear
exploitation, developmentThe act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful
misuse, abuseImproper or excessive use
playutilization or exercise
practiceThe exercise of a profession
recyclingThe act of processing used or abandoned materials for use in creating new products
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishempleo, uso, utilización
Catalanús, utilització
Verbsexerciseput to use
exercisecarry out or practice
English > exercise: 11 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningSystematic training by multiple repetitions.
Synonymspractice, drill, practice session, recitation
Narrowerfire drillAn exercise intended to train people in duties and escape procedures to be followed in case of fire
manual of arms, manual(military) a prescribed drill in handling a rifle
military drilltraining in marching and the use of weapons
rehearsal(psychology) a form of practice
rehearsal, dry runA practice session in preparation for a public performance (as of a play or speech or concert)
review, brushuppractice intended to polish performance or refresh the memory
scrimmage(American football) practice play between a football team's squads
shadowboxingsparring with an imaginary opponent (for exercise or training)
target practicepractice in shooting at targets
Broadertraining, preparation, groomingActivity leading to skilled behavior
Spanishejercicio, entrenamiento, práctica
Catalanexercici, pràctica
Verbsexerciselearn by repetition
English > exercise: 11 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding.
Synonymexample
BroaderlessonA task assigned for individual study
Spanishejercicio
Catalanexercici
English > exercise: 11 senses > noun 5, event
Meaning(usually plural) a ceremony that involves processions and speeches.
Example"academic exercises"
Narrowercommencement, commencement exercise, commencement ceremony, graduation, graduation exerciseAn academic exercise in which diplomas are conferred
Broaderceremony, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, observanceA formal event performed on a special occasion
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
English > exercise: 11 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningAn action, often used negatively and without consequences.
Examples
  • "an exercise in futility"
  • "an exercise in cheap talk"
BroaderactionSomething done (usually as opposed to something said)
English > exercise: 11 senses > verb 1, consumption
Meaningput to use.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymexert
Broaderuse, utilize, utilise, apply, employput into service
Spanishaplicar, ejercer
Nounsexercisethe act of using
English > exercise: 11 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningcarry out or practice; as of jobs and professions.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymspractice, practise, do
Entailswork, do workBe employed
Narrowershamanize, shamanisepractice shamanism / shamanism
Spanishejercer, entrenar, llevar a cabo, practicar
Catalandur a cap, dur a terme, entrenar, exercir, practicar
Nounsexercisethe act of using
English > exercise: 11 senses > verb 3, body
MeaningGive a workout to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThey exercise the animals
Examples
  • "Some parents exercise their infants"
  • "this puzzle will exercise your mind"
Synonymswork, work out
Cause toexercise, work outDo physical exercise
Narrowerwarm upCause to do preliminary exercises so as to stretch the muscles
Broaderwork, put to workCause to work
Similar toexercise, work outDo physical exercise
Spanishentrenar
Catalanentrenar
Nounsexercisethe activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit
exercisersports equipment used in gymnastic exercises
English > exercise: 11 senses > verb 4, body
MeaningDo physical exercise.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelThey exercise; They exercise themselves
Synonymwork out
EntailsmoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Caused byexercise, work, work outGive a workout to
Narrowerlimber up, warm up, loosen upmake one's body limber or suppler by stretching, as if to prepare for strenuous physical activity
tone, tone up, strengthenGive a healthy elasticity to
trainExercise in order to prepare for an event or competition
tumbleDo gymnastics, roll and turn skillfully
weight-lift, weightlift, pressLift weights
Similar toexercise, work, work outGive a workout to
Spanishejercitarse, ejercitar, entrenar, trabajar
Catalanentrenar, exercitar, treballar
Nounsexercise, exercisingthe activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit
exercisersports equipment used in gymnastic exercises
English > exercise: 11 senses > verb 5, cognition
MeaningLearn by repetition.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymsdrill, practice, practise
Entailed bymaster, get the hangBe or become completely proficient or skilled in
Broaderlearn, study, read, takeBe a student of a certain subject
Spanishejercitar, practicar
Catalanexercitar, practicar
Nounsexercisesystematic training by multiple repetitions

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