Associations to the word «Exercise»

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EXERCISE, noun. Any activity designed to develop or hone a skill or ability.
EXERCISE, noun. Physical activity intended to improve strength and fitness.
EXERCISE, noun. A setting in action or practicing; employment in the proper mode of activity; exertion; application; use.
EXERCISE, noun. The performance of an office, ceremony, or duty.
EXERCISE, noun. (obsolete) That which gives practice; a trial; a test.
EXERCISE, verb. To exert for the sake of training or improvement; to practice in order to develop.
EXERCISE, verb. To perform physical activity for health or training.
EXERCISE, verb. To use (a right, an option, etc.); to put into practice.
EXERCISE, verb. (now) (often in passive) 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.
EXERCISE, verb. (obsolete) To set in action; to cause to act, move, or make exertion; to give employment to.
EXERCISE BALL, noun. A soft, elastic ball with a diameter of approximately 35 to 85 centimetres, used in physical therapy and exercise.
EXERCISE BALLS, noun. Plural of exercise ball
EXERCISE BICYCLE, noun. A stationary exercise machine with pedals, saddle, handlebars arranged like a bicycle.
EXERCISE BONE, noun. (medicine) A deposit of bony matter in the soft tissues, produced by pressure or exertion.
EXERCISE BONES, noun. Plural of exercise bone
EXERCISE BOOK, noun. A booklet for students, containing either problems and exercises or blank pages for writing answers
EXERCISE BOOKS, noun. Plural of exercise book
EXERCISE FOR THE READER, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see exercise,‎ for,‎ the,‎ reader.
EXERCISE FOR THE READER, noun. (by extension) A matter left to the addressee's judgement to decide.
EXERCISE IN FUTILITY, noun. A course of action doomed to be futile.
EXERCISE MACHINE, noun. Any of a great variety of devices, powered either by electricity or by the user, used to improve strength or physical fitness
EXERCISE MACHINES, noun. Plural of exercise machine
EXERCISE WHEEL, noun. Hamster wheel

Dictionary definition

EXERCISE, noun. The activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit; "the doctor recommended regular exercise"; "he did some exercising"; "the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit".
EXERCISE, noun. The act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers".
EXERCISE, noun. Systematic training by multiple repetitions; "practice makes perfect".
EXERCISE, noun. A task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding; "you must work the examples at the end of each chapter in the textbook".
EXERCISE, noun. (usually plural) a ceremony that involves processions and speeches; "academic exercises".
EXERCISE, verb. Put to use; "exert one's power or influence".
EXERCISE, verb. Carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions; "practice law".
EXERCISE, verb. Give a workout to; "Some parents exercise their infants"; "My personal trainer works me hard"; "work one's muscles"; "this puzzle will exercise your mind".
EXERCISE, verb. Do physical exercise; "She works out in the gym every day".
EXERCISE, verb. Learn by repetition; "We drilled French verbs every day"; "Pianists practice scales".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne