Recreation meaning

rĕkrē-āshən
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.
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Refreshment of one's mind or body after work through activity that amuses or stimulates; play.
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Camping and ecologic pursuits.
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Family activities.
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Exercise.
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Art, crafts, and sewing.
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Literature.
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Food and dining.
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Vacations.
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Shopping.
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Festivals and fairs.
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Media entertainment (Books, Magazines, Movies, Television, Music and Theater & Drama)
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An activity that provides such refreshment.
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The exact method or application of recreation varies greatly from individual to individual. Common areas include:
  • Sports (Team sports, Individual sport)
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Collecting, antiques, and hobbies.
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Gaming (Casinos, Computer/interactive, Gaming systems)
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Refreshment in body or mind, as after work, by some form of play, amusement, or relaxation.
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Volunteering.

An example of recreation is the act of rebuilding a model after it fell on the floor and broke into several pieces.

An example of recreation is playing soccer.

An example of recreation is watching television or old movies.

An example of recreation is sitting at your kitchen table laughing with a friend.

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Any form of play, amusement, or relaxation used for this purpose, as games, sports, or hobbies.
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Any activity, such as play, that amuses, diverts or stimulates.
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The process of recreating something.
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Alternative form of recreation (the process of recreating or the result of this process).
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Social clubs.
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The result of this process.
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Origin of recreation

  • From French récréation

    From Wiktionary

  • re- + creation

    From Wiktionary