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Synonyms for athletics
æθˈlɛt ɪksath·let·ics

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sport, athleticsnoun

    an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

    summercater, athletic contest, sport, mutant, play, mutation, variation, sportsman, fun, athletic competition, sportswoman

  2. athletic contest, athletic competition, athleticsnoun

    a contest between athletes

    athletic contest, athletic competition, sport

  3. athleticsnoun

    participation in sports events as an extracurricular activity

    athletic contest, athletic competition, sport

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. athleticsnoun

    gymnastics, athletism

    Associated words:
    agonistics, stadium

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "athletics":

    athletic, sports, athletes

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  1. Penn Athletics:

    Penn Athletics is aware of the NCAA’s new transgender participation policy. In support of our student-athlete, Lia Thomas, we will work with the NCAA regarding her participation under the newly adopted standards for the 2022 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championship.

  2. Susan Cooper:

    We knew the Commonwealth Games were on and when we got here we got caught up in all the hype so just thought we'd get tickets, it was pretty easy. My parents went to the lawn bowls on Monday. My son went to the athletics on Tuesday and we have come for the netball.

  3. Andrew Woodward:

    This is a real punch to the jaw for athletics. Already it was a difficult sell. This is going to make it a very, very difficult sell.

  4. Ron DeSantis:

    If you look at what the NCAA has done in allowing basically men to compete in women’s athletics, and in this case swimming … you had the number one woman who finished was from Sarasota, Emma Weyent. She won the silver medal, she’s been an absolute superstar her whole career.

  5. Vitaly Stepanov:

    She said :' In Russian athletics I will be hated even more now,'.

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