1. The activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit (synset 100625978)
    "the doctor recommended regular exercise"; "he did some exercising"; "the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit"
  2. The act of using (synset 100948944)
    "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"
  3. Systematic training by multiple repetitions (synset 100896250)
    "practice makes perfect"
  4. A task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding (synset 100731217)
    "you must work the examples at the end of each chapter in the textbook"
  5. (usually plural) a ceremony that involves processions and speeches (synset 107469062)
    "academic exercises"
  6. An action, often used negatively and without consequences (synset 100034873)
    "an exercise in futility"; "an exercise in cheap talk"
  1. Put to use (synset 201168409)
    "exert one's power or influence"
  2. Carry out or practice;
    As of jobs and professions (synset 202574587)
    "practice law"
  3. Give a workout to (synset 200100305)
    "Some parents exercise their infants"; "My personal trainer works me hard"; "work one's muscles"; "this puzzle will exercise your mind"
  4. Do physical exercise (synset 200099475)
    "She works out in the gym every day"
  5. Learn by repetition (synset 200607488)
    "We drilled French verbs every day"; "Pianists practice scales"

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