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."

exercise
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Noun: movement to improve fitness
Synonyms:
workout , training , routine , warmup, running , walking , jogging , stretching, gymnastics, calisthenics, aerobics, isometrics, yoga, bodybuilding, weight lifting, daily dozen, weight training, athletics, dance , dancing , swimming , step aerobics, practice , cardio, exertion, physical activity
Sense: Noun: training activity
Synonyms:
drill , training , practice , activity , rehearsal
Sense: Noun: use
Synonyms:
use , application , employment , operation , implementation , utilization, utilisation (UK), exercising
Sense: Noun: learning task
Synonyms:
task , test , lesson , problem , assignment , worksheet, homework , schoolwork, examination , exam , quiz
Sense: Verb: move the body
Synonyms:
train , work out, stretch , bend , keep fit, keep in shape, stay fit, stay in shape, get fit, get in shape, do exercises, get in trim (informal), warm up, limber up, loosen up, pull , hike , jog , run , walk , execute , lift weights, pump iron, take a constitutional
Sense: Verb: use
Synonyms:
use , employ , apply , exert , utilize, utilise (UK), wield , harness , exploit , implement , operate, put sth into practice, put sth into action, deploy , make use of
Sense: Verb: practice
Synonyms:
practice , practise (UK), drill , rehearse , refine , perfect , run over, train

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