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Another word for exercise

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Noun
  1. The act of putting into play

    See also:

    used

  2. Energetic physical action

    See also:

    action

  3. Repetition of an action so as to develop or maintain one's skill

      1. The process or routine of one who trains.
      2. The state of being trained.
      1. The effort to acquire knowledge, as by reading, observation, or research:
      2. An act or effort made in the pursuit of knowledge:
      3. A branch of knowledge or department of learning:
      1. The act of practicing in preparation for a public performance.
      2. A session of practice for a performance, as of a play.
      3. A detailed enumeration or repetition:
      1. To do or perform habitually or customarily; make a habit of:
      2. To do or perform (something) repeatedly in order to acquire or polish a skill:
      3. To give lessons or repeated instructions to; drill:
      1. An implement with cutting edges or a pointed end for boring holes in hard materials, usually by a rotating abrasion or repeated blows; a bit.
      2. The hand-operated or hand-powered holder for this implement.
      3. A loud, harsh noise made by or as if by a powered tool of this kind.
    See also:

    work

Verb
  1. To put into action or use

      1. To put to use, especially to make profitable or effective use of:
      1. To put into service or employ for a purpose:
      2. To avail oneself of; practice:
      3. To conduct oneself toward; treat or handle:
      1. To do or perform habitually or customarily; make a habit of:
      2. To do or perform (something) repeatedly in order to acquire or polish a skill:
      3. To give lessons or repeated instructions to; drill:
      1. A tool, utensil, or other piece of equipment used in doing work:
      2. An article used to outfit or equip someone:
      3. A means of achieving an end; an instrument or agent.
      1. An act or deed, especially a brilliant or heroic one.
      2. A program or system designed to take advantage of a particular error or security vulnerability in computers or networks.
      3. To employ to the greatest possible advantage:
      1. To provide work to (someone) for pay:
      2. To engage the attention or activity of; occupy:
      3. To put (something) to use or service:
      1. To bring into nearness or contact with something; put on, upon, or to:
      2. To put to or adapt for a special use:
      3. To put into action:
      1. To put into motion or action; activate:
      2. To cause to take action:
  2. To bring to bear steadily or forcefully

    See also:

    cause

  3. To subject to or engage in forms of exertion in order to train, strengthen, or condition

      1. (with object after out) To calculate.
      2. To make sense of.
      3. To smooth.
      1. A series of connected railroad cars pulled or pushed by one or more locomotives.
      2. A long line of moving people, animals, or vehicles.
      3. The personnel, vehicles, and equipment following and providing supplies and services to a combat unit.
      1. To do or perform habitually or customarily; make a habit of:
      2. To do or perform (something) repeatedly in order to acquire or polish a skill:
      3. To give lessons or repeated instructions to; drill:
      1. An implement with cutting edges or a pointed end for boring holes in hard materials, usually by a rotating abrasion or repeated blows; a bit.
      2. The hand-operated or hand-powered holder for this implement.
      3. A loud, harsh noise made by or as if by a powered tool of this kind.
    See also:

    work

  4. To carry out the functions, requirements, or terms of

      1. To begin and carry through to completion; do:
      2. To take action in accordance with the requirements of; fulfill:
      3. To enact (a feat or role) before an audience.
      1. To retain possession of:
      2. To have as a supply:
      3. To provide (a family, for example) with maintenance and support:
      1. A tool, utensil, or other piece of equipment used in doing work:
      2. An article used to outfit or equip someone:
      3. A means of achieving an end; an instrument or agent.
      1. To bring into actuality; effect or make real:
      2. To do, perform, or obey (a task or order, for example); carry out.
      3. To meet (a requirement or condition); satisfy.
      1. To put into effect; carry out:
      2. To perform; do:
      3. To create (a work of art, for example) in accordance with a prescribed design.
      1. To perform or execute; carry out:
      2. To fulfill the requirements of:
      3. To perform the tasks or behaviors typically associated with (something), especially as part of one's character or normal duties:
      1. To release, as from confinement, care, or duty:
      2. To let go; empty out:
      3. To pour forth; emit:
    See also:

    do

Another word for exercise

Noun
  1. Action, undertaken for training

      1. A set of exercises that one does every day.
      2. A set of routine tasks.
      1. Of or relating to a constitution:
      2. Consistent with, sanctioned by, or permissible according to a constitution:
      3. Established by or operating under a constitution:
      1. the athletic exercise or competitive sport of lifting barbells
      1. The process of developing the musculature of the body through specific types of diet and physical exercise, such as weightlifting, especially for competitive exhibition.
      1. A process of behavior modification by which a subject comes to associate a desired behavior with a previously unrelated stimulus.
      2. The process of training that results in physical fitness.
      3. The state of physical fitness that results from such training.
      1. An ascetic Hindu discipline involving controlled breathing, prescribed body positions, and meditation, with the goal of attaining a state of deep spiritual insight and tranquility.
      2. A system of stretching and positional exercises derived from this discipline to promote good health, fitness, and control of the mind.
      1. Exercise or a system of exercises in which isometric muscular contraction is used to strengthen and tone muscles, performed by the exertion of effort against resistance, usually of a stationary object.
      1. A system of physical conditioning designed to enhance circulatory and respiratory efficiency that involves vigorous sustained exercise, such as jogging, swimming, or cycling.
      2. A program of physical fitness that involves such exercise.
      1. Gymnastic exercises designed to develop muscular tone and promote physical well-being:
      2. The practice or art of such exercises:
      1. Able to walk, especially in spite of injury or illness.
      2. Regarded as having the capabilities or qualities of a specified object:
      3. Used, intended, or suitable for walking:
      1. The act or an instance of running.
      2. The power or ability to run.
      3. The exercise or sport of someone who runs.
      1. the practice of trotting at a slow, steady pace for some distance as a form of exercise
      1. sport
      2. of or having to do with athletic games, esp. professional ones
      1. Physical exercises designed to develop and display strength, balance, and agility, especially those performed on or with specialized apparatus.
      2. The art or practice of such exercises.
      3. Complex intellectual or artistic exercises:
      1. The process or routine of one who trains.
      2. The state of being trained.
      1. A session of exercise or practice to improve fitness, as for athletic competition.
      2. A strenuous test of ability and endurance.
      1. The state of being active.
      2. Energetic action or movement; liveliness.
      3. A specified pursuit in which a person partakes.
      1. An implement with cutting edges or a pointed end for boring holes in hard materials, usually by a rotating abrasion or repeated blows; a bit.
      2. The hand-operated or hand-powered holder for this implement.
      3. A loud, harsh noise made by or as if by a powered tool of this kind.
      1. The act or an instance of exerting, especially a strenuous effort.
      1. To do or perform habitually or customarily; make a habit of:
      2. To do or perform (something) repeatedly in order to acquire or polish a skill:
      3. To give lessons or repeated instructions to; drill:
  2. The means by which training is promoted

      1. The act of examining or the state of being examined:
      2. A set of questions or exercises testing knowledge or skill.
      3. A formal interrogation:
      1. A procedure for critical evaluation; a means of determining the presence, quality, or truth of something; a trial:
      2. A series of questions, problems, or physical responses designed to determine knowledge, intelligence, or ability.
      3. A basis for evaluation or judgment:
      1. An implement with cutting edges or a pointed end for boring holes in hard materials, usually by a rotating abrasion or repeated blows; a bit.
      2. The hand-operated or hand-powered holder for this implement.
      3. A loud, harsh noise made by or as if by a powered tool of this kind.
      1. A piece of work assigned or done as part of one's duties.
      2. A difficult or tedious undertaking:
      3. A function to be performed; an objective:
      1. Something to be learned:
      2. A period of instruction; a class.
      3. An assignment or exercise in which something is to be learned.
      1. A topic of discourse or discussion.
      2. A subject of artistic representation.
      3. An implicit or recurrent idea; a motif:
      1. The effort to acquire knowledge, as by reading, observation, or research:
      2. An act or effort made in the pursuit of knowledge:
      3. A branch of knowledge or department of learning:
      1. The act or process of operating or functioning.
      2. The state of being operative or functional:
      3. A process or series of acts involved in a particular form of work:
      1. An activity that serves as one's regular source of livelihood; a vocation.
      2. An activity engaged in especially as a means of passing time; an avocation.
      3. The act or process of holding or possessing a place.
      1. The state of being active.
      2. Energetic action or movement; liveliness.
      3. A specified pursuit in which a person partakes.
      1. The state or process of acting or doing:
      2. Something that is done or accomplished; a deed.
      3. Organized activity to accomplish an objective:
      1. The process of doing or performing something:
      2. Something done or performed; a deed:
      3. Something done that has legal significance:
      1. The act of performing or the state of being performed.
      2. The act or style of performing a work or role before an audience.
      3. The way in which someone or something functions:
  3. Use

Verb
  1. To move the body

    See also:

    train

  2. To use

    See also:

    use

  3. To train

      1. Training expected to produce a specific character or pattern of behavior, especially training that produces moral or mental improvement:
      2. Control obtained by enforcing compliance or order:
      3. Controlled behavior resulting from disciplinary training; self-control:
      1. An implement with cutting edges or a pointed end for boring holes in hard materials, usually by a rotating abrasion or repeated blows; a bit.
      2. The hand-operated or hand-powered holder for this implement.
      3. A loud, harsh noise made by or as if by a powered tool of this kind.