Recreation is defined as the act of making something for the second time, or refreshment of the mind, body or spirit through play and relaxation.
The exact method or application of recreation varies greatly from individual to individual. Common areas include:
See recreation in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME recreacioun < MFr recreation < L recreatio: see recreate
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Obsolete, summering; the taking of a summer holiday.
1. the activity of traveling for pleasure, to see sights, for recreation, etc.
2. the business founded upon this activity. —tourist, n., adj.
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