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  1. [noun] the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit; "the doctor recommended regular exercise"; "he did some exercising"; "the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit"
    Synonyms: exercising, physical physical exertion, workout

  2. [noun] the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"
    Synonyms: use, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment

  3. [noun] systematic training by multiple repetitions; "practice makes perfect"
    Synonyms: practice, drill, practice session, recitation

  4. [noun] a task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding; "you must work the examples at the end of each chapter in the textbook"
    Synonyms: example

  5. [noun] (usually plural) a ceremony that involves processions and speeches; "academic exercises"

  6. [verb] put to use; "exert one's power or influence"
    Synonyms: exert

  7. [verb] carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions; "practice law"
    Synonyms: practice, practise, do

  8. [verb] give a work-out to; "Some parents exercise their infants"; "My personal trainer works me hard"; "work one's muscles"
    Synonyms: work, work out

  9. [verb] do physical exercise; "She works out in the gym every day"
    Synonyms: work out

  10. [verb] learn by repetition; "We drilled French verbs every day"; "Pianists practice scales"
    Synonyms: drill, practice, practise


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