Origin of recreation
OTHER WORDS FROM recreationrec·re·a·to·ry [rek-ree-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /ˈrɛk ri əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjective
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Other definitions for recreation (2 of 2)
How to use recreation in a sentence
As the pandemic has limited other kinds of recreation, more people have turned to camping.
Together we created a user-populated map of the campus places that felt important, whether living communities, academic spaces, or recreation facilities.
We have set up a lot of temperature checks at recreation spots in the countryside.
Group recreation programs were cancelled, or at least postponed indefinitely.Covid-19 will change the way we live as older adults|Lila MacLellan|July 26, 2020|Quartz
The 235 consolidated polling places, known as “superpolls,” will include big spaces like school gymnasiums and recreation centers.
As anybody who has seen his now famous rant on Parks and Recreation knows, Patton Oswalt can get a little obsessed.Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire|William O’Connor|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So there is nothing wrong with using the charms of, say, Parks and Recreation, to create some solid bonding time.
For Nick Offerman, of Parks and Recreation, the one is a thing: whiskey.Swimming Owls, Jane Krakowski’s Peter Pan Live! Audition, and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Brute is the story of Mac and Jesse, two disenfranchised teens who turn to robbing houses as a form of recreation and quick cash.Nitehawk Shorts Festival: ‘Brute,’ a Twisted Take on Playing in the Dark|Julia Grinberg|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
[Laughs] He thought it was some retro-recreation or something.David Cronenberg: Why Frustrated Novelists Hate the Screenplay|Craig Hubert|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For these plays were not the work of a professional writer, but the recreation of a (temporary) professional soldier.First Plays|A. A. Milne
The cheerful hours of easy labor vary but do not destroy the pursuit of pleasure and of recreation.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Fishing was his chief recreation and this often brought him to the lakes and rivers of Ireland.
On the plantation or at the race, the Kentuckian is ever in his best mood for recreation and enjoyment.
Once, during the recreation hour, he was turning over the pages of his atlas.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
British Dictionary definitions for recreation (1 of 2)
- an interval of free time between school lessons
- (as modifier)recreation period