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[ noun ] an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates

Synonyms

diversion

Examples

"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"

Used in print

(Richard I. McCosh, "Recreation Site Selection"...)

Most recreation work calls_for a good_deal of pre planning .

Inspect the site in the field during the time of the year when the area will be most heavily used for recreation .

However , there is also much to be gained by making use of the abilities of the local people who are available and interested in recreation .

A visit to the site by a group of several persons can usually bring_out new ideas or verify opinions most helpful to the planning study of any recreation area .

The same is true of areas which at_first look good because of a_few existing recreation features but may actually be poor areas to develop for general public use .

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

Synonyms

refreshment

Examples

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

Related terms

rejuvenation enliven

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