What does recreation mean?

Definitions for recreation
ˌrɛk riˈeɪ ʃənrecre·ation

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diversion, recreation(noun)

    an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates

    "scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists"; "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles"; "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation"

  2. refreshment, recreation(noun)

    activity that refreshes and recreates; activity that renews your health and spirits by enjoyment and relaxation

    "time for rest and refreshment by the pool"; "days of joyous recreation with his friends"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Recreation(noun)

    the act of recreating, or the state of being recreated; refreshment of the strength and spirits after toil; amusement; diversion; sport; pastime

    Etymology: [F. rcration, L. recreatio.]

Freebase

  1. Recreation

    Recreation is an activity of leisure, leisure being discretionary time. The "need to do something for recreation" is an essential element of human biology and psychology. Recreational activities are often done for enjoyment, amusement, or pleasure and are considered to be "fun".

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Recreation

    Activity engaged in for pleasure.

Editors Contribution

  1. recreation

    To do an activity for leisure or pleasure.

    Recreation can be dancing, swimming, going to the beach, walking or spending time with our family.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 13, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of recreation in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of recreation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of recreation in a Sentence

  1. Methodist University:

    Throughout these discussions, students have expressed their commitment to freedom of expression – a value the University shares. this agreement provides dedicated spaces for lawn displays while also preserving open spaces for studying, classes, events and recreation.

  2. Anthony Barajas:

    We're a necessary service, people need this for medical purposes and recreation. The public still needs access to lab-tested medicine.

  3. Shakeel Shabbir Ahmed:

    There has not been a real integration (in Kisumu) ... like in Mombasa and Dar es Salaam, in Kisumu the integration is only when it's in the shop or at the business ... but when they go out of that particular environment there is very little integration either by way of recreation or other facilities.

  4. Meb Faber:

    Appeal to a human's desire for recreation and you can wind up with strong businesses.

  5. Maura Healey:

    By gutting key components of the Endangered Species Act, one of our country's most successful environmental laws, the Trump Administration is putting our most imperiled species and our vibrant local tourism and recreation industries at risk, we will be taking the Administration to court to defend federal law and protect our rare animals, plants, and the environment.

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