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