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1. exercise

noun. ['ˈɛksɝˌsaɪz'] the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit.

Synonyms

  • Kegel exercises
  • isometric exercise
  • muscle building
  • elbow grease
  • workout
  • leg exercise
  • exercise set
  • set
  • musclebuilding
  • effort
  • cardiopulmonary exercise
  • tummy crunch
  • stretching
  • isometrics
  • exertion
  • back exercise
  • physical exertion
  • pubococcygeus exercises
  • travail
  • physical exercise
  • anaerobic exercise
  • bodybuilding
  • calisthenics
  • stomach exercise
  • sweat
  • gymnastic exercise
  • stretch
  • yoga
  • exercising
  • neck exercise
  • callisthenics
  • arm exercise
  • isotonic exercise

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize
  • depressurise

Etymology

  • exercitium (Latin)
  • exerceo (Latin)

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Rhymes with Exercise

  • bitesize
  • capsize
  • circumcise
  • fantasize
  • fantasize
  • full-size
  • hypothesize
  • metastasize
  • midsize
  • politicize
  • powercise
  • publicize

How do you pronounce exercise?

Pronounce exercise as ˈɛksərˌsaɪz.

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How do you spell exercise? Is it exercice ?

A common misspelling of exercise is exercice

How to spell exercise? Is it exersize? Or excercise? Common misspellings are:

  • exersize
  • excercise

Sentences with exercise


1. Noun, singular or mass
To lose more, you'll need to cut more calories through food, and do even more exercise.

2. Verb, base form
“Something is always better than doing nothing when it comes to exercise.”

Quotes about exercise


1. Whenever I feel the need to exercise, I lie down until it goes away.
- Paul Terry

2. I'm very girly. I love to talk about diets, exercise, kids, make-up.
- Rachel Hunter

3. The art of medicine was to be properly learned only from its practice and its exercise.
- Thomas Sydenham

2. exercise

verb. ['ˈɛksɝˌsaɪz'] put to use.

Synonyms

  • utilize
  • employ
  • apply
  • exert
  • utilise

Antonyms

  • resolution
  • forget
  • conserve
  • abstain

Etymology

  • exercitium (Latin)
  • exerceo (Latin)

3. exercise

verb. ['ˈɛksɝˌsaɪz'] carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions.

Synonyms

  • shamanize
  • work
  • shamanise
  • practice
  • do
  • practise

Antonyms

  • functional
  • uselessness
  • inutility
  • supply

Etymology

  • exercitium (Latin)
  • exerceo (Latin)

4. exercise

verb. ['ˈɛksɝˌsaɪz'] do physical exercise.

Synonyms

  • press
  • tumble
  • weight-lift
  • work
  • work out
  • tone
  • tone up
  • loosen up
  • warm up
  • strengthen
  • move
  • train
  • limber up

Antonyms

  • contraction
  • flexion
  • relax
  • unstrain

Etymology

  • exercitium (Latin)
  • exerceo (Latin)

5. exercise

verb. ['ˈɛksɝˌsaɪz'] give a workout to.

Synonyms

  • work out
  • put to work
  • warm up

Antonyms

  • shorten
  • push
  • inelasticity
  • shrink

Etymology

  • exercitium (Latin)
  • exerceo (Latin)

6. exercise

noun. ['ˈɛksɝˌsaɪz'] the act of using.

Synonyms

  • application
  • utilisation
  • use
  • practice
  • play
  • utilization
  • usage
  • practical application
  • activity
  • abuse
  • recycling
  • misuse
  • employment
  • development

Antonyms

  • rise
  • moving
  • unsettled
  • unready

Etymology

  • exercitium (Latin)
  • exerceo (Latin)

7. exercise

noun. ['ˈɛksɝˌsaɪz'] systematic training by multiple repetitions.

Synonyms

  • manual
  • practice session
  • shadowboxing
  • preparation
  • dry run
  • fire drill
  • manual of arms
  • rehearsal
  • scrimmage
  • practice
  • grooming
  • training
  • target practice
  • drill
  • brushup
  • military drill
  • review

Antonyms

  • desynchronise
  • winterize
  • summerize
  • ascend

Etymology

  • exercitium (Latin)
  • exerceo (Latin)

8. exercise

noun. ['ˈɛksɝˌsaɪz'] a task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding.

Synonyms

  • example

Antonyms

  • depressurize
  • desynchronize

Etymology

  • exercitium (Latin)
  • exerceo (Latin)

9. exercise

noun. ['ˈɛksɝˌsaɪz'] (usually plural) a ceremony that involves processions and speeches.

Synonyms

  • commencement
  • ceremonial occasion
  • commencement ceremony
  • graduation exercise
  • ceremony
  • commencement exercise
  • observance
  • ceremonial

Antonyms

  • soft
  • up
  • worst
  • best

Etymology

  • exercitium (Latin)
  • exerceo (Latin)

10. exercise

verb. ['ˈɛksɝˌsaɪz'] learn by repetition.

Synonyms

  • study
  • take
  • drill
  • practice
  • read
  • practise

Antonyms

  • inelastic
  • short
  • automatic
  • white-collar

Etymology

  • exercitium (Latin)
  • exerceo (Latin)
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