Quick answer
"Exercises" is a form of "exercise", a noun which is often translated as "el ejercicio". "Workout" is a noun which is often translated as "la sesión de ejercicio". Learn more about the difference between "workout" and "exercises" below.
workout(
wuhrk
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aut
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (exercise)
a. la sesión de ejercicio
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We had a hard workout today.Hoy tuvimos una dura sesión de ejercicio.
b. el entrenamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We had breakfast after our workout.Desayunamos después del entrenamiento.
c. el ejercicio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm sore from yesterday's workout.Estoy dolorida por el ejercicio de ayer.
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exercise(
ehk
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suhr
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sayz
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (physical training)
a. el ejercicio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I never do any exercise.Nunca hago ejercicio.
2. (activity)
a. el ejercicio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Speculating on the result is a pointless exercise.Escpecular sobre el resultado es un ejercicio carente de sentido.
3. (education)
a. el ejercicio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My sister is not good at math, so I help her with her exercises.A mi hermana no se le dan bien las matemáticas, así que la ayudo con sus ejercicios.
4. (military)
a. la maniobra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They hit one of their own tanks during a military exercise.Alcanzaron a uno de sus propios tanques durante una maniobra militar.
5. (carrying out)
a. el ejercicio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I have learned much in the exercise of my profession.En el ejercicio de mi profesión aprendí mucho.
6. (ceremony)
a. la ceremonia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
This state has different laws on religious exercises in schools.Este estado tiene una legislación diferente sobre ceremonias religiosas en las escuelas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (to work out)
a. hacer ejercicio
I exercise in the gym every day.Hago ejercicio en el gimnasio todos los días.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
8. (to work out)
a. ejercitar
Exercising your mind is as important as physical exercise.Es importante ejercitar la mente tanto como el cuerpo.
9. (an animal)
a. ejercitar
She exercises her horse every day.Ejercita su caballo todos los días.
b. sacar a pasear a (a dog)
Dogs have to be exercised regularly.Hay que sacar a pasear a los perros con regularidad.
10. (to use)
a. ejercer
The prisioner exercised his right to remain silent.El prisionero ejerció su derecho a permanecer en silencio.
b. hacer uso de
You have to exercise your own discretion in these cases.En estos casos uno tiene que hacer uso de su propio criterio.
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