Significado de “exercise” - Diccionario inglés

exercise en inglés británico

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exercisenoun

uk /ˈek.sə.saɪz/ us /ˈek.sɚ.saɪz/

exercise noun (HEALTHY ACTIVITY)

A2 [ C or U ] physical activity that you do to make your body strong and healthy:

Swimming is my favourite form of exercise.
You really should take more exercise.
I do stomach exercises most days.

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exercise noun (PRACTICE)

C2 [ C ] an action or actions intended to improve something or make something happen:

Ships from eight navies will be taking part in an exercise in the Pacific to improve their efficiency in combat.
It would be a useful exercise for you to say the speech aloud several times.
an exercise in public relations

A2 [ C ] a short piece of written work that you do to practise something you are learning:

The book has exercises at the end of every chapter.

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exerciseverb

uk /ˈek.sə.saɪz/ us /ˈek.sɚ.saɪz/

exercise verb (DO HEALTHY ACTIVITY)

B1 [ I or T ] to do physical activities to make your body strong and healthy:

She exercises most evenings usually by running.
A work-out in the gym will exercise all the major muscle groups.

[ T ] If you exercise an animal, you make it walk or run so that it stays strong and healthy:

Now he's retired he spends most afternoons exercising his dogs.

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exercise verb (USE)

C2 [ T ] formal to use something:

I exercised my democratic right by not voting in the election.
Always exercise caution when handling radioactive substances.
We've decided to exercise the option (= use the part of a legal agreement) to buy the house we now lease.

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(Definición de exercise de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

exercise en inglés americano

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exercisenoun

us /ˈek·sərˌsɑɪz/

exercise noun (HEALTHY ACTIVITY)

[ C/U ] (a) physical action performed to make or keep your body healthy:

[ U ] You should get some exercise even when you’re pregnant.
[ C ] I do five different exercises every morning to limber up.

exercise noun (PRACTICE)

[ C ] an action or actions intended to improve something or make something happen:

The military exercises will involve several thousand soldiers.
The whole thing was an exercise in futility (= actions that were useless).

[ C ] An exercise can be written work that you do to practice something you are learning:

The book has exercises at the end of every chapter.

exercise noun (USE)

[ U ] the use of something:

The exercise of restraint in this situation may be difficult.

exerciseverb

us /ˈek·sərˌsɑɪz/

exercise verb (DO HEALTHY ACTIVITY)

[ I/T ] to do physical activities to make or keep your body healthy:

[ I ] She goes to the gym to exercise every evening.

exercise verb (USE)

[ T ] fml to use something:

Always exercise caution when handling poisonous substances.

(Definición de exercise de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

exercise en inglés de negocios

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exerciseverb

uk /ˈeksəsaɪz/ us

[ I or T ] to do physical activities to make your body strong and healthy:

This product is aimed at people who exercise on a regular basis.

[ T ] to use something such as a right or choice:

exercise a right/power/choice The landlord may exercise his right to review the rent.
exercise power/control/influence (over sth)
exercise an option

FINANCE to buy or sell the shares, etc. that are mentioned in an options contract (= an agreement giving the right to buy and sell shares in the future):

Anyone who exercised such an option would immediately lose money.

exercisenoun

uk /ˈeksəsaɪz/ us

[ C or U ] physical activity that you do to make your body strong and healthy:

do/take exercise The office has a gym for those who like to do exercise in their lunch hour.
There are many types of equipment out there in the exercise market.

[ C ] an action or actions intended to improve something or make something happen:

10,000 scientists and businessmen took part in an exercise to identify technology trends.
The outing was arranged by the firm as part of a team-building exercise.
a cost-cutting exercise
a brainstorming exercise

[ U ] formal the use of something such as a right, choice, or power:

The document sets out guidelines on the exercise of voting rights.

[ U ] formal the act of doing a particular job:

Many journalists have lost their lives in the exercise of their profession.
the exercise of an option

FINANCE the act of buying or selling the shares, etc. that are mentioned in an options contract (= an agreement giving the right to buy and sell shares in the future):

Shares will be transferred within 28 days of the exercise of an option.

(Definición de exercise de Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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