exercise

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɛksərsaɪz/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɛksɚˌsaɪz/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(eksər sīz′)

Inflections of 'exercise' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
exercises
v 3rd person singular
exercising
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
exercised
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
exercised
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

exercise

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [regular, frequent] exercise
  2. [physical, aerobic, mental] exercise
  3. [upper, lower] -body exercises
  4. need to (go) get some exercise
  5. need to get more exercise
  6. need to go [out, to the gym] for some exercise
  7. am not getting enough exercise
  8. [walking, swimming, jogging] is good exercise
  9. exercise and [fitness, nutrition]
  10. a [branding, training, consultation] exercise
  11. a team-building exercise
  12. an [insightful, icebreaking] exercise
  13. an exercise in [branding]
  14. is just an exercise
  15. is an exercise in [futility, frustration, patience]
  16. it is a good exercise to [practice, cook, brush your teeth] every day
  17. this exercise is [meant, designed] to
  18. [math, grammar, French] exercises
  19. exercises for [beginners, advanced students, adults, children]
  20. an exercise of his [power, position, station]
  21. the exercise of [caution, authority, anticipation]
n as adj
  1. exercise equipment
  2. an exercise [room, routine, video]
  3. an exercise book
v
  1. exercise [indoors, outside, at the gym]
  2. exercise [daily, every day, regularly]
  3. exercise for [30 minutes] a day
  4. exercise to keep (yourself) [fit, healthy, in shape]
  5. exercise to [reduce belly fat, improve fitness, lose weight]
  6. exercise to [ensure, avoid, prevent, assure, keep]
  7. exercise by [running, lifting weights, playing soccer]
  8. exercise your [biceps, legs]
  9. exercise your [mind, memory]
  10. exercise your [power, authority, right]
  11. exercised his [power] over him
  12. exercise (extreme) caution
  13. caution should be exercised [when, in]
  14. exercised in [accordance with, relation to]
  15. exercised by [many, all, some]
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