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synonyms for recreation

  • amusement
  • diversion
  • enjoyment
  • fun
  • hobby
  • pleasure
  • relaxation
  • avocation
  • ball
  • dissipation
  • distraction
  • ease
  • entertainment
  • exercise
  • festivity
  • frolic
  • game
  • hilarity
  • holiday
  • jollity
  • laughs
  • mirth
  • pastime
  • picnic
  • play
  • playtime
  • refreshment
  • relief
  • repose
  • sport
  • vacation
  • R and R
  • disport
  • divertissement
  • field day
  • fun and games
  • leisure activity
  • rec
  • rollick
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antonyms for recreation

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  • sadness
  • sorrow
  • unhappiness
  • vocation
  • work
  • difficulty
  • drudgery
  • profession
  • task
  • labor
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How to use recreation in a sentence

As the pandemic has limited other kinds of recreation, more people have turned to camping.
THE BEST PORTABLE TOILETS FOR CAMPINGHEATHER HANSMANAUGUST 23, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Together we created a user-populated map of the campus places that felt important, whether living communities, academic spaces, or recreation facilities.
THE MINECRAFT INSTITVTE OF TECHNOLOGYTATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
We have set up a lot of temperature checks at recreation spots in the countryside.
HOW MONGOLIA HAS KEPT THE CORONAVIRUS AT BAYTATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Group recreation programs were cancelled, or at least postponed indefinitely.
COVID-19 WILL CHANGE THE WAY WE LIVE AS OLDER ADULTSLILA MACLELLANJULY 26, 2020QUARTZ
The 235 consolidated polling places, known as “superpolls,” will include big spaces like school gymnasiums and recreation centers.
POLITICS REPORT: WHAT COMES NEXT FOR SPORTS ARENASCOTT LEWIS AND ANDREW KEATTSJULY 11, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
San Diego would test its new fee structure on parks and recreation first.
IF YOUR LOCAL PARK SUCKS, THIS IS PROBABLY WHYMACKENZIE ELMERJULY 6, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The reports chart movement trends over time by geography, across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.
HOW SEARCH GIANTS ARE HELPING SPREAD COVID-19 AWARENESSMICHAEL MCMANUSMAY 14, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
For these plays were not the work of a professional writer, but the recreation of a (temporary) professional soldier.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
The cheerful hours of easy labor vary but do not destroy the pursuit of pleasure and of recreation.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Fishing was his chief recreation and this often brought him to the lakes and rivers of Ireland.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
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WORDS RELATED TO RECREATION

  • distraction
  • diversion
  • entertainment
  • hobby
  • interest
  • joke
  • lark
  • play
  • prank
  • recreation
  • sport
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