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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋєksZˏsaIz 〕


〔 ˊeksәsaiz 〕

Overview of noun exercise

The noun exercise has 5 senses

  • exercise, exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workout -- (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")

  • use, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment, exercise -- (the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers")

  • exercise, practice, drill, practice session, recitation -- (systematic training by multiple repetitions; "practice makes perfect")

  • exercise, example -- (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 -- ((usually plural) a ceremony that involves processions and speeches; "academic exercises")

Overview of verb exercise

The verb exercise has 5 senses

  • exert, exercise -- (put to use; "exert one's power or influence")

  • practice, practise, exercise, do -- (carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions; "practice law")

  • exercise, work, work out -- (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, work out -- (do physical exercise; "She works out in the gym every day")

  • drill, exercise, practice, practise -- (learn by repetition; "We drilled French verbs every day"; "Pianists practice scales")