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Exercise vs. Perform

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Exercisenoun

Any activity designed to develop or hone a skill or ability.

‘The teacher told us the next exercise is to write an essay.’;

Performverb

To do something; to execute.

‘The scientists performed several experiments.’; ‘It took him only twenty minutes to perform the task.’;

Exercisenoun

Physical activity intended to improve strength and fitness.

Performverb

To do something in front of an audience, often in order to entertain it.

‘She will perform in the play.’; ‘The magician performed badly – none of his tricks worked.’; ‘The string quartet performed three pieces by Haydn.’;

Exercisenoun

A setting in action or practicing; employment in the proper mode of activity; exertion; application; use.

Performverb

To carry through; to bring to completion; to achieve; to accomplish; to execute; to do.

‘I will cry unto God most high, unto God that performeth all things for me.’; ‘Great force to perform what they did attempt.’;

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Exercisenoun

The performance of an office, ceremony, or duty.

Performverb

To discharge; to fulfill; to act up to; as, to perform a duty; to perform a promise or a vow.

‘To perform your father's will.’;

Exercisenoun

(obsolete) That which gives practice; a trial; a test.

Performverb

To represent; to act; to play; as in drama.

‘Perform a part thou hast not done before.’;

Exerciseverb

To exert for the sake of training or improvement; to practice in order to develop.

‘to exercise troops or horses;’; ‘to exercise one's brain with a puzzle’;

Performverb

To do, execute, or accomplish something; to acquit one's self in any business; esp., to represent sometimes by action; to act a part; to play on a musical instrument; as, the players perform poorly; the musician performs on the organ.

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Exerciseverb

(intransitive) To perform physical activity for health or training.

‘I exercise at the gym every day.’;

Performverb

carry out or perform an action;

‘John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters’; ‘the skater executed a triple pirouette’; ‘she did a little dance’;

Exerciseverb

(transitive) To use (a right, an option, etc.); to put into practice.

‘The tenant exercised its option to renew the tenancy.’; ‘She is going to exercise her right to vote.’;

Performverb

perform a function;

‘Who will perform the wedding?’;

Exerciseverb

To occupy the attention and effort of; to task; to tax, especially in a painful or vexatious manner; harass; to vex; to worry or make anxious.

‘exercised with pain’;

Performverb

give a performance (of something);

‘Horowitz is performing at Carnegie Hall tonight’; ‘We performed a popular Gilbert and Sullivan opera’;

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Exerciseverb

(obsolete) To set in action; to cause to act, move, or make exertion; to give employment to.

Performverb

get (something) done;

‘I did my job’;

Exercisenoun

The act of exercising; a setting in action or practicing; employment in the proper mode of activity; exertion; application; use; habitual activity; occupation, in general; practice.

‘exercise of the important function confided by the constitution to the legislature.’; ‘O we will walk this world,Yoked in all exercise of noble end.’;

Performverb

carry out, accomplish, or fulfil (an action, task, or function)

‘I have my duties to perform’;

Exercisenoun

Exertion for the sake of training or improvement whether physical, intellectual, or moral; practice to acquire skill, knowledge, virtue, perfectness, grace, etc.

‘An exercise of the eyes and memory.’;

Performverb

work, function, or do something well or to a specified standard

‘the car performs well at low speeds’; ‘our £120 million investment in the company is not performing at present’;

Exercisenoun

Bodily exertion for the sake of keeping the organs and functions in a healthy state; hygienic activity; as, to take exercise on horseback; to exercise on a treadmill or in a gym.

‘The wise for cure on exercise depend.’;

Performverb

have successful or satisfactory sexual intercourse with someone

‘when I go to bed with any other woman I am quite unable to perform’;

Exercisenoun

The performance of an office, a ceremony, or a religious duty.

‘Lewis refused even those of the church of England . . . the public exercise of their religion.’; ‘To draw him from his holy exercise.’;

Performverb

present (a form of entertainment) to an audience

‘the play has already been performed in Britain’;

Exercisenoun

That which is done for the sake of exercising, practicing, training, or promoting skill, health, mental, improvement, moral discipline, etc.; that which is assigned or prescribed for such ends; hence, a disquisition; a lesson; a task; as, military or naval exercises; musical exercises; an exercise in composition; arithmetic exercises.

‘The clumsy exercises of the European tourney.’; ‘He seems to have taken a degree, and performed public exercises in Cambridge, in 1565.’;

Performverb

entertain an audience, typically by acting, singing, or dancing on stage

‘the band will be performing live in Hyde Park’;

Exercisenoun

That which gives practice; a trial; a test.

‘Patience is more oft the exerciseOf saints, the trial of their fortitude.’;

Exerciseverb

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; to busy.

‘Herein do I Exercise myself, to have always a conscience void of offence.’;

Exerciseverb

To exert for the sake of training or improvement; to practice in order to develop; hence, also, to improve by practice; to discipline, and to use or to for the purpose of training; as, to exercise arms; to exercise one's self in music; to exercise troops.

‘About him exercised heroic gamesThe unarmed youth.’;

Exerciseverb

To occupy the attention and effort of; to task; to tax, especially in a painful or vexatious manner; harass; to vex; to worry or make anxious; to affect; to discipline; as, exercised with pain.

‘Where pain of unextinguishable fireMust exercise us without hope of end.’;

Exerciseverb

To put in practice; to carry out in action; to perform the duties of; to use; to employ; to practice; as, to exercise authority; to exercise an office.

‘I am the Lord which exercise loving-kindness, judgment, and righteousness in the earth.’; ‘The people of the land have used oppression and exercised robbery.’;

Exerciseverb

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.

‘I wear my trusty sword,When I do exercise.’;

Exercisenoun

the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit;

‘the doctor recommended regular exercise’; ‘he did some exercising’; ‘the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit’;

Exercisenoun

the act of using;

‘he warned against the use of narcotic drugs’; ‘skilled in the utilization of computers’;

Exercisenoun

systematic training by multiple repetitions;

‘practice makes perfect’;

Exercisenoun

a task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding;

‘you must work the examples at the end of each chapter in the textbook’;

Exercisenoun

(usually plural) a ceremony that involves processions and speeches;

‘academic exercises’;

Exerciseverb

put to use;

‘exert one's power or influence’;

Exerciseverb

carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions;

‘practice law’;

Exerciseverb

give a work-out to;

‘Some parents exercise their infants’; ‘My personal trainer works me hard’; ‘work one's muscles’;

Exerciseverb

do physical exercise;

‘She works out in the gym every day’;

Exerciseverb

learn by repetition;

‘We drilled French verbs every day’; ‘Pianists practice scales’;

Exercisenoun

activity requiring physical effort, carried out to sustain or improve health and fitness

‘loosening-up exercises’; ‘exercise improves your heart and lung power’;

Exercisenoun

an activity carried out for a specific purpose

‘an exercise in public relations’;

Exercisenoun

a task set to practise or test a skill

‘there are exercises at the end of each book to check comprehension’;

Exercisenoun

a military drill or training manoeuvre

‘training exercises with the Kuwaiti army’;

Exercisenoun

ceremonies

‘Bar Mitzvah exercises’;

Exercisenoun

the use or application of a faculty, right, or process

‘the exercise of authority’;

Exerciseverb

use or apply (a faculty, right, or process)

‘control is exercised by the Board’; ‘anyone receiving a suspect package should exercise extreme caution’;

Exerciseverb

engage in physical activity to sustain or improve health and fitness

‘she still exercised every day’;

Exerciseverb

exert (part of the body) to promote or improve muscular strength

‘raise your knee to exercise the upper leg muscles’;

Exerciseverb

cause (an animal) to take exercise

‘she exercised her dogs before breakfast’;

Exerciseverb

occupy the thoughts of; worry or perplex

‘Macdougall was greatly exercised about the exchange rate’;

Exercise

Exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness.It is performed for various reasons, to aid growth and improve strength, prevent aging, develop muscles and the cardiovascular system, hone athletic skills, weight loss or maintenance, improve health, or simply for enjoyment. Many individuals choose to exercise outdoors where they can congregate in groups, socialize, and enhance well-being.In terms of health benefits, the amount of recommended exercise depends upon the goal, the type of exercise, and the age of the person.

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