from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A session of exercise or practice to improve fitness, as for athletic competition.
  • noun A strenuous test of ability and endurance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An exercise session; a period of physical exercise.
  • noun A schedule or program of specific exercises, especially one intended to achieve a particular goal.
  • noun by extension Any activity that requires much physical or mental effort, or produces strain.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit


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