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    exercise - Dictionary definition and meaning for word exercise

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