exercise

exercise
1. noun
1) (training or use (especially of the body) through action or effort: Swimming is one of the healthiest forms of exercise; Take more exercise.) ejercicio
2) (an activity intended as training: ballet exercises; spelling exercises.) ejercicio
3) (a series of tasks, movements etc for training troops etc: His battalion is on an exercise in the mountains.) ejercicio

2. verb
1) (to train or give exercise to: Dogs should be exercised frequently; I exercise every morning.) hacer ejercicio
2) (to use; to make use of: She was given the opportunity to exercise her skill as a pianist.) ejercitar, ejercer
exercise1 n ejercicio
exercise is good for you el ejercicio es bueno para la salud
have you done your exercises? ¿has hecho los ejercicios?
exercise2 vb hacer ejercicio
to lose weight you should exercise more para perder peso deberías hacer más ejercicio
El gerundio de exercise se escribe exercising
exercise
tr['eksəsaɪz]
noun
1 (gen) ejercicio
you should take more exercise deberías hacer más ejercicio
have you finished this exercise? ¿has acabado este ejercicio?
2 (use, application) ejercicio, uso
the exercise of one's rights el ejercicio de sus derechos
transitive verb
1 (employ, make use of) ejercer, emplear
he had to exercise extreme restraint tuvo que emplear mucha moderación
you must exercise great care hay que tener mucho cuidado
2 (give exercise to - dog) sacar de paseo; (- horse) entrenar
intransitive verb
1 hacer ejercicio, entrenarse
how often do you exercise? ¿con qué frecuencia haces ejercicio?
transitive verb
1 formal use (trouble) inquietar
plural noun exercises
1 SMALLAMERICAN ENGLISH/SMALL (ceremonies) ceremonia
\
SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
exercise book cuaderno
exercise ['ɛksər.saɪz] v, -cised ; -cising vt
1) : ejercitar (el cuerpo)
2) use: ejercer, hacer uso de
exercise vi
: hacer ejercicio
exercise n
1) : ejercicio m
2) exercises npl
workout: ejercicios mpl físicos
3) exercises npl
ceremony: ceremonia f
exercise
n.
ceremonia s.f.
ejercicio (ENS) s.m.
ensayo s.m.
uso constante s.m.
v.
ejercer (Jurisprudencia) v.
ejercitar v.
entrenar v.
'eksərsaɪz, 'eksəsaɪz
I
noun
1) u (physical) ejercicio m

to take exercise — hacer* ejercicio; (before n)

exercise bicycle — bicicleta f de ejercicio

2) c (Sport, Educ) ejercicio m; (Mil) ejercicios mpl, maniobras fpl
3) c (undertaking)

a public relations exercise — una operación de relaciones públicas

the object of the exercise is to ... — lo que se persigue con esto es ...

4) u (use - of rights, power) (frml) ejercicio m; (- of caution, patience) uso m

II
1.
transitive verb
1) \<\<body\>\> ejercitar; \<\<dog\>\> pasear; \<\<horse\>\> ejercitar, trabajar
2) \<\<power/control/right\>\> ejercer*; \<\<patience/tact\>\> hacer* uso de

to exercise great care — proceder con sumo cuidado


2.
vi hacer* ejercicio
['eksǝsaɪz]
1. N
1) (physical) (also Scol) ejercicio m

to do (physical) exercises — hacer gimnasia

to take exercise — hacer ejercicio

2) (=carrying out) ejercicio m

in the exercise of my duties — en el ejercicio de mi cargo

3) (Mil) (=manoeuvres) maniobras fpl
4) exercises (Sport) ejercicios mpl ; (US) (=ceremony) ceremonia fsing
2. VT
1) (=use) [+ authority, right, influence] ejercer; [+ patience, tact] emplear, hacer uso de

to exercise care — tener cuidado, proceder con cautela

to exercise restraint — contenerse, mostrarse comedido

2) (=preoccupy) [+ mind] preocupar
3) (physically) [+ muscle, limb] ejercitar; [+ horse, team] entrenar; [+ dog] sacar a pasear
3.
VI hacer ejercicio
4.
CPD

exercise bicycle N — bicicleta f estática

exercise bike N= exercise bicycle

exercise book N — cuaderno m de ejercicios

exercise class N(=keep fit class) clase m de gimnasia (para mantenerse en forma)

exercise equipment N — aparatos mpl de ejercicios

exercise programme, exercise program (US) N — programa m de ejercicios

exercise video N — vídeo m de ejercicios, video m de ejercicios (LAm)

exercise yard N[of prison] patio m

* * *
['eksərsaɪz, 'eksəsaɪz]
I
noun
1) u (physical) ejercicio m

to take exercise — hacer* ejercicio; (before n)

exercise bicycle — bicicleta f de ejercicio

2) c (Sport, Educ) ejercicio m; (Mil) ejercicios mpl, maniobras fpl
3) c (undertaking)

a public relations exercise — una operación de relaciones públicas

the object of the exercise is to ... — lo que se persigue con esto es ...

4) u (use - of rights, power) (frml) ejercicio m; (- of caution, patience) uso m

II
1.
transitive verb
1) \<\<body\>\> ejercitar; \<\<dog\>\> pasear; \<\<horse\>\> ejercitar, trabajar
2) \<\<power/control/right\>\> ejercer*; \<\<patience/tact\>\> hacer* uso de

to exercise great care — proceder con sumo cuidado


2.
vi hacer* ejercicio

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

Mira otros diccionarios:

  • exercise — ex·er·cise 1 / ek sər ˌsīz/ n 1: the discharge of an official function or professional occupation 2: the act or an instance of carrying out the terms of an agreement (as an option) exercise 2 vt cised, cis·ing 1: to make effective in action …   Law dictionary

  • Exercise — Ex er*cise, n. [F. exercice, L. exercitium, from exercere, exercitum, to drive on, keep, busy, prob. orig., to thrust or drive out of the inclosure; ex out + arcere to shut up, inclose. See {Ark}.] 1. The act of exercising; a setting in action or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Exercise — Ex er*cise, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exercised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exercising}.] 1. To set in action; to cause to act, move, or make exertion; to give employment to; to put in action habitually or constantly; to school or train; to exert repeatedly;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Exercise — Ex er*cise, v. i. To exercise one s self, as under military training; to drill; to take exercise; to use action or exertion; to practice gymnastics; as, to exercise for health or amusement. [1913 Webster] I wear my trusty sword, When I do… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exercise — [n1] work, effort act, action, activity, calisthenics, constitutional*, daily dozen*, discharge, discipline, drill, drilling, examination, exercising, exertion, gym, labor, lesson, movement, occupation, operation, performance, problem, pursuit,… …   New thesaurus

  • exercise — [ek′sər sīz΄] n. [ME & OFr exercice < L exercitium < pp. of exercere, to drive out (farm animals to work), hence drill, exercise < ex , out + arcere, to enclose < IE base * areq , to protect, enclose > Gr arkein] 1. active use or… …   English World dictionary

  • exercise — ► NOUN 1) activity requiring physical effort carried out for the sake of health and fitness. 2) a task set to practise or test a skill. 3) an activity carried out for a specific purpose: a public relations exercise. 4) (exercises) military drills …   English terms dictionary

  • exercise — n practice, drill (see under PRACTICE vb) Analogous words: *action, act, deed: using or use, employment, utilization, application (see corresponding verbs at USE): operation, functioning, behavior (see corresponding verbs at ACT) exercise vb… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • exercise — both as a noun and a verb, is spelt ise, not ize, and has only one c …   Modern English usage

  • exercise — exercisable, adj. /ek seuhr suyz /, n., v., exercised, exercising. n. 1. bodily or mental exertion, esp. for the sake of training or improvement of health: Walking is good exercise. 2. something done or performed as a means of practice or… …   Universalium

  • exercise — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 use of the body to keep healthy ADJECTIVE ▪ good, healthy ▪ hard, heavy, high intensity (esp. AmE), intense, strenuous, vigorous …   Collocations dictionary

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