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exercise

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1 energetic movement of the body for the sake of physical fitness

  • the doctor ordered plenty of fresh air and exercise
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2 something done over and over in order to develop skill

  • a young piano student dutifully going through the standard finger exercises
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3 the act or practice of employing something for a particular purpose

  • the observation that the best exercise for losing weight is the exercise of oneʼs ability to say no to food
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exercise

Synonyms and Antonyms of exercise

1 to bring to bear especially forcefully or effectively

  • a senator who consistently exercises his clout in Congress to get pork barrel projects for his state
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2 to do over and over so as to become skilled

  • the only way to exercise your writing skills is to do more writing
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3 to put into action or service

  • commended the firefighters for exercising really good judgment in that emergency
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Phrases Synonymous with exercise

bring to bear, draw on (or upon), make use of

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