Synonyms of recreation in English:

recreation


See definition of recreation

noun

1‘cycling is becoming more popular, both for recreation and for travel to work’

SYNONYMS

pleasure, leisure, relaxation, fun, enjoyment, entertainment, amusement, refreshment, restoration, distraction, diversion

play, sport

informal R and R, jollies

British informal beer and skittles

North American informal rec

archaic disport

ANTONYMS

work

2‘his favourite recreations were skating and fishing’

SYNONYMS

pastime, hobby, leisure activity, leisure pursuit, leisure interest, entertainment, diversion, divertissement, distraction, avocation