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exercise
v. activate, apply, use; train; practice; instruct
 
n. drill; practice, training; activation, use, application; gymnastics, calisthenics

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Physical exercise
Physical exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness. It is performed for various reasons including strengthening muscles and the cardiovascular system, honing athletic skills, weight loss or maintenance, as well as for the purpose of enjoyment. Frequent and regular physical exercise boosts the immune system, and helps prevent the "diseases of affluence" such as heart diseasecardiovascular diseaseType 2 diabetes and obesity. It also improves mental health, helps prevent depression, helps to promote or maintain positive self-esteem, and can even augment an individual's sex appeal or body image, which is also found to be linked with higher levels of self-esteem. Childhood obesity is a growing global concern and physical exercise may help decrease some of the effects of childhood and adult obesity. Health care providers often call exercise the "miracle" or "wonder" drug—alluding to the wide variety of proven benefits that it provides.

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exercise

Noun
1. 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"
(synonym) exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workout
(hypernym) effort, elbow grease, exertion, travail, sweat
(hyponym) cardiopulmonary exercise
(derivation) work out
2. the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"
(synonym) use, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment
(hypernym) activity
(hyponym) practice
(derivation) practice, practise, do
3. systematic training by multiple repetitions; "practice makes perfect"
(synonym) practice, drill, practice session, recitation
(hypernym) training, preparation, grooming
(hyponym) fire drill
(derivation) drill, practice, practise
4. 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"
(synonym) example
(hypernym) lesson
5. (usually plural) a ceremony that involves processions and speeches; "academic exercises"
(hypernym) ceremony, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, observance
(hyponym) commencement, commencement exercise, commencement ceremony, graduation, graduation exercise
(classification) plural, plural form

Verb
1. put to use; "exert one's power or influence"
(synonym) exert
(hypernym) use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ
(derivation) use, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment
2. carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions; "practice law"
(synonym) practice, practise, do
(hyponym) shamanize, shamanise
(entail) work, do work
(derivation) use, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment
3. give a work-out to; "Some parents exercise their infants"; "My personal trainer works me hard"; "work one's muscles"
(synonym) work, work out
(hypernym) work, put to work
(hyponym) warm up
(cause) work out
(verb-group) work out
(derivation) exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workout
4. do physical exercise; "She works out in the gym every day"
(synonym) work out
(hyponym) limber up, warm up, loosen up
(entail) move
(verb-group) work, work out
(derivation) exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workout
5. learn by repetition; "We drilled French verbs every day"; "Pianists practice scales"
(synonym) drill, practice, practise
(hypernym) learn, study, read, take
(derivation) practice, drill, practice session, recitation


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exercise
v. cvičit; uplatnit; použít
 
n. cvičení; použití; trénink; ukázkový případ

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exercise
Czas. korzystać z czegoś; zażywać ruchu
 
Rzecz. gimnastyka; ćwiczenie; gimnastyka; ćwiczenie gimnastyczne; ćwiczenie; korzystanie (z czegoś); zadanie; ćwiczenia wojskowe


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