aerobicize

verb
aer·​o·​bi·​cize | \ ˌer-ˈō-bə-ˌsīz How to pronounce aerobicize (audio) \
aerobicized; aerobicizing

Definition of aerobicize

transitive verb

: to bring to good physical condition through aerobics

intransitive verb

: to engage in aerobics

First Known Use of aerobicize

1981, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

History and Etymology for aerobicize

aerobic + -ize

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“Aerobicize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aerobicize. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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