Definition of exercise


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • exercise is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 17 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • exercise is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 18 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of exercise

  • systematic training by multiple repetitions (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. drill
    2. practice
    3. practice session
    4. recitation

  • learn by repetition (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. drill
    2. practice
    3. practise

  • the act of using (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. employment
    2. usage
    3. use
    4. utilisation
    5. utilization

  • the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit (noun)

    Examples

    1. the doctor recommended regular exercise

    Synonyms

    1. exercising
    2. physical exercise
    3. physical exertion
    4. workout

  • do physical exercise (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. work out

  • give a workout to (verb)

    Examples

    1. Some parents exercise their infants
    2. this puzzle will exercise your mind

    Synonyms

    1. work
    2. work out

  • a task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. example

  • carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. do
    2. practice
    3. practise

  • put to use (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. exert

  • an action, often used negatively and without consequences (noun)

    Examples

    1. an exercise in futility
    2. an exercise in cheap talk

  • (usually plural) a ceremony that involves processions and speeches (noun)

    Examples

    1. academic exercises

See definition of exercise in Merriam Webster