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Noun
Plural of exercise
Noun
Plural for activity requiring physical effort, carried out to sustain or improve health and fitness
“I believe that engaging in exercise isn't just beneficial for your health, but also does wonders for relieving stress.”
Noun
Plural for the use or application of a faculty, right, or process
“The exercise of discretion is paramount when dealing in matters that are confidential in nature.”
Noun
Plural for a task set to test a skill or to prove a point
“Consider these conundrums as an exercise in assessing your capacity for logic and reason.”
Noun
Plural for a task assigned to students in an academic setting
“Complete the exercise and submit your answers in class tomorrow.”
Noun
(usually in plural form "exercises") Plural for a military drill or training maneuver
“The nation's army has conducted military exercises in the past but never on such a scale.”
Verb
To engage in physical activity to sustain or improve health and fitness
“I started to exercise several times per week and was able to see results almost immediately.”
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To exert for the sake of development or improvement
“Word and number puzzles really help me exercise my brain.”
Verb
To exert for the sake of training, especially in fields requiring toughness or discipline
“Suvorov would exercise his troops much more thoroughly than any of his contemporaries, and trained them under simulated battle conditions.”
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To put into action or practice
“I want to exercise my right to vote so that my voice can be heard in some way.”
Verb
To worry or vex
“The continual rising costs of living in this city would exercise us greatly.”
Noun
The sport of competing in track and field events, including running races and various competitions in jumping and throwing
Noun
Things done as an action or movement
Noun
A sport involving the performance of sequences of movements requiring physical strength, flexibility, and kinesthetic awareness
Noun
A session of vigorous physical exercise or training
Noun
Gymnastic exercises, especially morning exercises, done to keep one's body healthy
Noun
Verb
To act on, or put into action, a request
Noun
The act of exercising or stretching in preparation for strenuous activity
Noun
Instruction or training in military exercises
Noun
A large-scale military exercise of troops, warships, and other forces
Noun
Tasks to be performed
Noun
Tests of someone's abilities or internal fortitude
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