Definition of "exercising" []

  • To put into use; employ (verb)
  • To take exercise or perform exercises; exert one's muscles, etc, esp in order to keep fit (verb)
  • To practise using in order to develop or train (verb)
  • To perform or make proper use of (verb)
  • To bring to bear; exert (verb)
  • To occupy the attentions of, esp so as to worry or vex (verb)
  • To carry out or cause to carry out, manoeuvres, simulated combat operations, etc (verb)
  • Physical exertion, esp for the purpose of development, training, or keeping fit (noun)
  • Mental or other activity or practice, esp in order to develop a skill (noun)
  • A set of movements, questions, tasks, etc, designed to train, improve, or test one's ability in a particular field (noun)
  • A performance or work of art done as practice or to demonstrate a technique (noun)
  • The performance of a function; discharge (noun)
  • A manoeuvre or simulated combat operation carried out for training and evaluation (noun)
  • A ceremony or formal routine, esp at a school or college (noun)
  • A particular type of event, such as performing on the horizontal bar (noun)
  • Present participle of exercise. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "exercising" in a sentence
  • "But as far as I can tell, the secret to exercising is to learn to live with the discomfort."
  • "Here he spends time with the Hoop Mamas, a play group for women, men and children of all ages who are interested in exercising with hula hoops."
  • "I make it a point to know them (my rights) so I feel more free in exercising them than most people would."