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Meaning of ATHLETICS

Pronunciation:  ath'letiks

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
  2. [n]  participation in sports events as an extracurricular activity
  3. [n]  a contest between athletes
 

ATHLETICS is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: athletic competition, athletic contest, sport
 
 See Also: aquatics, archery, athletic game, bloodsport, competition, contact sport, contest, cycling, decathlon, diversion, equitation, extracurricular activity, field sport, gymnastics, hop-step-and-jump, horseback riding, judo, meet, Olympiad, Olympic Games, Olympics, outdoor sport, pentathlon, prelim, preliminary, racing, recreation, riding, row, rowing, skating, skiing, sledding, Special Olympics, sports meeting, team sport, track and field, triple jump, tug-of-war, water sport

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ath*let"ics\, n.
The art of training by athletic exercises; the games and
sports of athletes.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acrobatics, agonistics, amusement, association football, bathing, breather, calisthenics, diversion, drill, entertainment, exercise, exercising, games, gymnastic exercises, gymnastics, isometrics, natation, palaestra, pastime, physical education, physical jerks, practice, recreation, Rugby, rugger, setting-up exercises, soccer, sports, stretch, swimming, track, track and field, tumbling, workout, yoga
 

 

 

 

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