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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recreationaladjective

    of or relating to recreation

    "a recreational area with a pool and ball fields"

  2. amateur, recreational, unpaidadjective

    engaged in as a pastime

    "an amateur painter"; "gained valuable experience in amateur theatricals"; "recreational golfers"; "reading matter that is both recreational and mentally stimulating"; "unpaid extras in the documentary"


  1. recreationaladjective

    Used for recreation, for fun or pleasure.


  1. recreational

    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".


  1. recreational

    Recreational refers to anything related to activities or hobbies done for enjoyment, relaxation, or amusement during leisure time. This could include a wide range of activities such as sports, games, outdoor adventures, arts and crafts, and more. Such activities are often done voluntarily for pleasure and may also help in improving one's well-being or health.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of recreational in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of recreational in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of recreational in a Sentence

  1. Martin Slumbers:

    It’s important to note that it’s not a ‘Rule of Golf,’ and as such, it is not mandated for the average recreational golfer. Rather, this is an available tool for those running competitive events. we believe this is the right thing for the game at this time and will provide tournament organizers with the flexibility to choose for themselves within the framework of the rules.

  2. Brian Leary:

    Initial indications are that this incident occurred as a result of recreational use of the device.

  3. Aldo De Michelis:

    Time has come for Alassio Italy to rediscover the versatility of this plant, including its medical and, why not, recreational use.

  4. Coast Guard:

    Cases like this... illustrate the importance of labeling your kayaks, canoes, kite boards and other recreational marine vehicles, so that in the event they are lost, or you are missing, we can reach out to contact you or return it.

  5. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray:

    We’re strengthening the recreational marijuana market and creating safer, more consistent access for those who rely on medicinal products.

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