♦ exercise

♦ exercise
♦ exercise /ˈɛksəsaɪz/
n.
1 [u] (= physical exercise) esercizio (fisico); moto: circulatory disorders from lack of exercise, disturbi circolatori per mancanza d'esercizio fisico; regular exercise, esercizio fisico regolare; vigorous exercise, esercizio intenso; to take (USA to get) some exercise, fare un po' di moto; You should play golf for exercise, dovresti giocare a golf per fare dell'esercizio
2 esercizio: gymnastic exercises, esercizi ginnici; piano exercises, esercizi al piano; (relig.) spiritual exercises, esercizi spirituali
3 (mil.) esercitazione; manovre (pl.)
4 esercizio; attuazione: the exercise of power [of one's rights], l'esercizio del potere [dei propri diritti]
5 (econ.) esercizio; esecuzione
6 esercizio; dimostrazione; prova; operazione: an exercise in tolerance, una dimostrazione di tolleranza; an exercise in mending fences, un'operazione di ricucitura dei rapporti
7 (al pl.) (USA) cerimonie: opening exercises, cerimonie d'apertura (di una riunione, ecc.)
exercise bike, bicicletta da camera; Cyclette® □ exercise book, quaderno (degli esercizi) □ exercise machine, attrezzo per la ginnastica da camera □ (Borsa, fin.) the exercise of an option, l'esercizio di un'opzione □ (Borsa, fin.) exercise price, prezzo di esercizio □ (equit.) exercise track, maneggio □ exercise wear, abbigliamento sportivo □ exercise yard, cortile dell'aria (in un carcere).
(to) exercise /ˈɛksəsaɪz/
A v. t.
1 esercitare; mettere in pratica; usare: to exercise veto power [one's rights], esercitare il diritto di veto [i propri diritti]; (Borsa, fin.) to exercise an option, esercitare un'opzione; to exercise self-control, esercitare l'autocontrollo; to exercise caution, usare cautela
2 (anche sport) esercitare: to exercise the abdomen muscles, esercitare i muscoli addominali
3 far fare esercizio a (un animale); far camminare: to exercise a horse, far fare esercizio a un cavallo
4 (form.) preoccupare; turbare: The situation exercised him considerably, la situazione lo preoccupava notevolmente
B v. i.
fare dell'esercizio; fare moto; fare ginnastica: I exercise every morning, faccio ginnastica tutte le mattine.

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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