Synonyms of exercise in English:

exercise


See definition of exercise

noun

1‘exercise improves your heart and lung power’

SYNONYMS

physical activity, movement, exertion, effort, work

a workout, training, drilling

gymnastics, sports, games, PE, PE physical education, PT, PT physical training, aerobics, step aerobics, jogging, running, circuit training, aquarobics, callisthenics, isometrics, eurhythmics, keep-fit, dancercise, bodybuilding

informal physical jerks

informal, dated one's daily dozen

trademark boxercise

2‘translation exercises from and into French’

SYNONYMS

task, piece of work, problem, assignment, piece of school work, piece of homework

étude

3‘the exercise of professional skill’

SYNONYMS

use, utilization, employment

practice, putting into practice, application, operation, exertion, performance, implementation, discharge, accomplishment

4exercises‘military exercises’

SYNONYMS

manoeuvres, operations

war games, field day


verb

1‘she still exercised every day’

SYNONYMS

work out, do exercises, keep fit, train, drill, engage in physical activity

informal pump iron

2‘he must learn to exercise patience’

SYNONYMS

use, employ, make use of, utilize, avail oneself of, put to use

practise, apply, bring to bear, bring into play, implement, exert, wield

3‘the problem continued to exercise him’

SYNONYMS

worry, trouble, concern, make anxious, bother, disturb, perturb, perplex, puzzle, distress, occupy someone's thoughts, preoccupy, prey on someone's mind, gnaw at, lie heavy on, burden, make uneasy, agitate

informal bug, make someone scratch their head, do someone's head in

archaic pother