Exercise in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Exercise

To exert for the sake of training or improvement; to practice in order to develop. | (intransitive) To perform physical activity for health or training. | (transitive) To use (a right, an option, etc.); to put into practice.

Short Example Sentences for Exercise

  • 1. But all this has not been merely to exercise our ingenuity. 🔊
  • 2. In all weathers exercise in the open air. 🔊
  • 3. In the high exercise of office I seized his schooner. 🔊
  • 4. It was an exercise that brought her nothing but a feeling of bewilderment. 🔊
  • 5. The theme of antiseptics ceased to exercise its charm over him. 🔊
  • 6. Besides, it would exercise the girls' French. 🔊
  • 7. The diet and rough exercise secure a certain amount of old Norse power. 🔊
  • 8. We worked very hard, but I think I never enjoyed any exercise so much. 🔊

How to use Exercise in Sentences?

  • 1. They had to exercise themselves or else the arthritic pains would never leave them. 🔊
  • 2. His virtue or moral goodness can exist only by reason, and in case of an exercise of his own will. 🔊
  • 3. It does not put forth a volition, or an exercise of power; it merely suffers a change of place. 🔊
  • 4. I have had to exercise a little duplicity, but I fancy that it has been successful. 🔊
  • 5. Richard Darcy was free to exercise to the full his gift for being agreeable, without afterthought. 🔊
  • 6. Ben Attash, the director of the missions of Irak, had given permission to exercise this office. 🔊
  • 7. Why did he not exercise more precaution when investigating anything so suspicious as a concealed fire? 🔊
  • 8. It seemed to be in the nature of a vacation for them with just enough exercise to keep them in condition. 🔊
  • 9. Again the question is forced upon her, where can she find a fitting field for the exercise of her powers? 🔊
  • 10. Nor is this right confined to cases in which the whole people of an existing government may choose to exercise it. 🔊
  • 11. You perceive how a man might exercise his mind in the attempt to strike an average of public serviceability in this miscellany! 🔊
  • 12. His front tire had punctured, and it was only by the exercise of all his skill and strength that he had averted a horrible accident. 🔊
  • 13. Though she could exercise when she chose a strangely passive attraction, her charm usually failed in the end for lack of intelligent guidance. 🔊
  • 14. My long fasting and the mountain air and exercise had given me a keen appetite, and never did repast appear to me more excellent or picturesque. 🔊
  • 15. How, then, is it possible for such an exercise of the divine power to be for the good of all the parts, and yet not for the good of the whole? 🔊
  • 16. If they do not desire peace, then the Castilians may exercise a certain amount of cruelty against them to serve as a warning. 🔊
  • 17. Westphalia, then, was the birth-place of this institution, and over Westphalia alone did it exercise authority. 🔊
  • 18. A brutal and licentious soldiery let loose to gag free speech and prevent, at the point of the bayonet, the exercise of the rights of freeman. 🔊
  • 19. It is absurd to say, that that is a voluntary exercise of power, which is produced in us by the power of God. 🔊
  • 20. I was left at home the following Sunday, and afterwards only ventured to indulge sparingly in the exercise of my newly discovered faculty. 🔊
  • 21. By the exercise of great tact and kindness, the obdurate Dorothy is at last won over, and becomes a most estimable girl. 🔊
  • 22. We intended to remain here quietly for a few days, taking things easy, rowing, and fishing, and hunting enough for exercise only. 🔊
  • 23. Deep as was the penitence of the Count of Anjou, it did not stand in the way of the exercise of a little pious fraud. 🔊
  • 24. And if so, are not the order and harmony of the moral universe as worthy such an exercise of his omnipotence as are the regularity and beauty of the material? 🔊
  • 25. The Tribunal-lord, if uninitiated, could, like the emperor in the same case, exercise these powers only by initiated deputies. 🔊
  • 26. The moment was not yet, and reflecting sedately that self-control is good exercise for the character, she gave herself over to the pleasures of recollection. 🔊
  • 27. It was unlikely that they would cease to exercise the cunning and watchfulness that had, so far, carried their infernal schemes through with flying colors. 🔊