What are some alternative words for recreation?

Synonyms for recreation
ˌrɛk riˈeɪ ʃən

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term recreation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. diversion, recreation(noun)

    an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates

    "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"

    Synonyms:
    deflection, digression, divagation, deflexion, refreshment, diversion, deviation, diversionary attack

  2. refreshment, recreation(noun)

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

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

    Synonyms:
    refreshment, diversion

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. recreation

    Entertainment and recreation imply thought and mental occupation, tho in an agreeable, refreshing way; they are therefore words of a high order. Entertainment, apart from its special senses of a public performance or a social party, and predominantly even there, is used of somewhat mirthful mental delight; recreation may, and usually does, combine the mental with the physical. Amusement and pastime are nearly equivalent, the latter probably the lighter word; many slight things may be pastimes which we should hardly dignify by the name of amusements. Sports are almost wholly on the physical plane, tho involving a certain grade of mental action; fox-hunting, horse-racing, and baseball are sports. Certain sports may afford entertainment or recreation to certain persons, according to their individual tastes; but entertainment and recreation are capable of a meaning so high as never to be approached by any meaning of sport. Cheer may be very quiet, as the cheer of a bright fire to an aged traveler; merriment is with liveliness and laughter; fun and frolic are apt to be boisterous. Amusement is a form of enjoyment, but enjoyment may be too keen to be called amusement. Compare synonyms for ENTERTAIN.

    Synonyms:
    amusement, cheer, delight, diversion, enjoyment, entertainment, frolic, fun, merriment, pastime, pleasure, sport

    Antonyms:
    ennui, fatigue, labor, lassitude, toil, weariness, work

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. recreation

    Synonyms:
    refreshment, cheer, reanimation, amusement, diversion, revival, holiday, sport, pastime, relaxation

    Antonyms:
    weariness, toil, lassitude, labor, fatigue, employment, assiduity, work

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. recreation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    amusement, diversion, entertainment, relaxation, sport, play, pastime

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. recreation(n)

    Synonyms:
    pastime, amusement, relaxation, diversion, sport, fun, divertisement

How to pronounce recreation?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say recreation in sign language?

  1. recreation

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#707entertainment
#731fun
#961holiday
#1291sport
#2587recreation
#3291leisure
#4131hobbies
#4192pleasure
#6590recreational
#7152hobby
#9091deviation
#9338delight
#9757relaxation
#11912enjoyment
#12217amusement
#12252cheer
#12420revival
#15612diversion
#19598recess
#30053deflection
#34174playtime
#36065pastime
#36210refreshment
#49820recreating
#54297frolic
#72806merriment
#77438loisirs
#78536digression
#107478reanimation
#199239loisir

How to use recreation in a sentence?

  1. Bob Hope:

    If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf.

  2. Oregon Governor Kate Brown:

    Projected forecasts for Malheur and Lake counties look bleak, meaning these rural communities will continue to experience severe drought conditions, in addition to creating an increased wildfire risk, this drought presents hardships to crops, agriculture, communities, recreation, and wildlife, all of which rely on Oregon's water resources. I will continue working with federal, state, and local partners to help Oregonians in this part of the state through this challenging situation.

  3. Anthony Barajas:

    We're a necessary service, people need this for medical purposes and recreation. The public still needs access to lab-tested medicine.

  4. Shakeel Shabbir Ahmed:

    There has not been a real integration (in Kisumu) ... like in Mombasa and Dar es Salaam, in Kisumu the integration is only when it's in the shop or at the business ... but when they go out of that particular environment there is very little integration either by way of recreation or other facilities.

  5. Jared Wiklund:

    Our greatest conservation challenge at this time in history may be the long-term decline in the American hunter. According to the 2016 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting Wildlife Recreation, put out by the U.S. Fish Wildlife Service every five years, the number of individual hunting license buyers has dropped from over 14 million in 1991 to around 11.5 million in 2016, even more alarming is that hunters now make up only 4.5% of the overall U.S. population, whereas in 1991 hunters made up 7.3% of the U.S. population.


Translations for recreation

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for recreation »

Translation

Find a translation for the recreation synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Images & Illustrations of recreation

  1. recreation
    recreation
    recreation
    recreation
    recreation

Discuss these recreation synonyms with the community:

0 Comments


    Citation

    Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "recreation." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 6 Mar. 2021. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/recreation>.

    Are we missing a good synonym for recreation?

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    what is the synonym of bad
    • A. cold
    • B. hot
    • C. naughty
    • D. good

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for recreation:

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.