Synonyms of exercise in English:

exercise


See definition of exercise

noun

1‘exercise improves your heart and lung power’

SYNONYMS
physical activity, movement, exertion, effort, work
a workout, training, drilling
gymnastics, sports, games, PE, physical education, PT, physical training, aerobics, step aerobics, jogging, running, circuit training, aquarobics, callisthenics, isometrics, eurhythmics, keep-fit, dancercise, bodybuilding
informal physical jerks
informal, dated one's daily dozen
Trademark boxercise

2‘translation exercises from and into French’

SYNONYMS
task, piece of work, problem, assignment, piece of school work, piece of homework
étude

3‘the exercise of professional skill’

SYNONYMS
use, utilization, employment
practice, putting into practice, application, operation, exertion, performance, implementation, discharge, accomplishment

4exercises‘military exercises’

SYNONYMS
manoeuvres, operations
war games, field day

verb

1‘she still exercised every day’

SYNONYMS
work out, do exercises, keep fit, train, drill, engage in physical activity
informal pump iron

2‘he must learn to exercise patience’

SYNONYMS
use, employ, make use of, utilize, avail oneself of, put to use
practise, apply, bring to bear, bring into play, implement, exert, wield

3‘the problem continued to exercise him’

SYNONYMS
worry, trouble, concern, make anxious, bother, disturb, perturb, perplex, puzzle, distress, occupy someone's thoughts, preoccupy, prey on someone's mind, gnaw at, lie heavy on, burden, make uneasy, agitate
informal bug, make someone scratch their head, do someone's head in
archaic pother