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exercises

noun
plural of exercise

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 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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2 the act or practice of employing something for a particular purpose
  • the observation that the best exercise for losing weight is the exercise of one's ability to say no to food

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exercises

verb
present tense third-person singular of exercise

Synonyms & Antonyms of exercises (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Exercises.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/exercises. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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