Definition for exercise

noun as in accomplishment, use

verb as in put to use

verb as in upset, worry

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Example Sentences

Because the best exercise is the one you’ll stick to long-term.

These wearable exercise tools contain small weights, which add an extra layer of effort to your strength training routine.

Strengthening those muscles with exercises like squats, leg presses, or any single leg movement, can help with the pain, Robertson says.

It’s an exercise that can lead to business optimization in novel ways.

As a result, I was invited in the early aughts to play a Times reporter in a “tabletop” exercise organized by New York City.

Any plans to grow her exercise movement must, she insists, remain “completely organic.”

In the last year, her fusion exercise class has attracted a cult following and become de rigueur among the celebrity set.

Such is her burgeoning popularity Toomey is looking to employ more instructors to lead her highly personalized exercise classes.

A lot of people ring in the New Year with vows to lose weight and exercise.

Frustrating as regulars find these fair-weather exercise interlopers, they were also all beginners once, he says.

Variety is admissible only in addition to the original exercise, but should not be substituted for it.

The designs of Russia have long been proverbial; but the exercise of the new art of printing may assign them new features.

The exercise of learning the names of the twenty-four Presidents is a good one for this purpose.

Why did he not exercise more precaution when investigating anything so suspicious as a concealed fire?

When a man's in clink, his nag gets nothing but mild exercise till his rightful rider gets out.


On this page you'll find 260 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to exercise, such as: act, action, activity, drill, examination, and lesson.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.