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1. athletics

noun. ['æθˈlɛtɪks'] an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition.

Synonyms

  • judo
  • sport
  • track and field
  • horseback riding
  • recreation
  • team sport
  • outdoor sport
  • skating
  • rock climbing
  • spectator sport
  • athletic game
  • contact sport
  • archery
  • blood sport
  • row
  • diversion
  • water sport
  • gymnastics
  • racing
  • equitation
  • field sport
  • aquatics
  • cycling
  • gymnastic exercise
  • tightrope walking
  • riding
  • rowing
  • skiing
  • sledding

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • regulation time
  • overtime
  • cooperation

Etymology

  • -ics (English)
  • athlete (English)
  • ἀθλητής (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Athletics

  • pharmakinetics
  • intermagnetics
  • agrigenetics
  • helionetics
  • prosthetics
  • anesthetics
  • synthetics
  • magnetics
  • diuretics
  • dianetics
  • diabetics
  • cosmetics
  • cognetics
  • cadnetix
  • bionetics
  • asthmatics
  • phonetics
  • kinetics
  • genetics
  • esthetics
  • aesthetics
  • odetics
  • metics

Sentences with athletics


1. Noun, plural
Mountains provide opportunities for summer and winter athletics from climbing and hiking to skiing and snowboarding.

Quotes about athletics


1. Don't walk through life just playing football. Don't walk through life just being an athlete. Athletics will fade. Character and integrity and really making an impact on someone's life, that's the ultimate vision, that's the ultimate goal - bottom line.
- Ray Lewis

2. Nothing good comes in life or athletics unless a lot of hard work has preceded the effort. Only temporary success is achieved by taking short cuts.
- Roger Staubach

2. athletics

noun. ['æθˈlɛtɪks'] participation in sports events as an extracurricular activity.

Antonyms

  • diverge

Etymology

  • -ics (English)
  • athlete (English)
  • ἀθλητής (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. athletics

noun. ['æθˈlɛtɪks'] a contest between athletes.

Synonyms

  • contest
  • Olympic Games
  • preliminary
  • prelim
  • hop-step-and-jump
  • pentathlon
  • triple jump
  • sports meeting
  • tug-of-war
  • Special Olympics
  • athletic contest
  • decathlon
  • meet
  • competition
  • athletic competition
  • Olympics

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • unjust
  • friend

Etymology

  • -ics (English)
  • athlete (English)
  • ἀθλητής (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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