gym

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

gym (plural gyms)

  1. Clipping of gymnasium.
    I'm off to the gym for my pilates class.
  2. (uncountable) clipping of gymnastics. (often as sense 4)
  3. (weightlifting) A sports facility specialized for lifting weights and exercise.
    • 2008, Lou Schuler, “Foreward”, in Nate Green, Built for Show, page xii:
      Working out in commercial gyms, if anything, made my workouts worse instead of better.
    • 2016, VOA Learning English (public domain)
      Pete, I want to work out. Where is the gym?
      (file)
  4. physical education class
    The gym teacher at our school makes us stretch before and after each class.

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Verb[edit]

gym (third-person singular simple present gyms, present participle gyming or gymming, simple past and past participle gymed or gymmed)

  1. (intransitive, India) To go to the gym.
    • 2011, Rujuta Diwekar, Women and the weight loss tamasha:
      The only thing that can make you susceptible to this condition pre-marriage is crash dieting or mindless gymming and exercise.)
    • 2013, Neeta Iyer, Find_Love.com
      I have tried everything from yoga to dancing to gymming, but I can't be consistent with anything. Actually, I'm okay without working out.
    • 2021, Sandeep Dahiya, Lazy Ways To Truth (page 30)
      So just like you go gymming for your body, go gymming with thoughts in order to have a healthier mind.

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Chinese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English gym.

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Noun[edit]

gym

  1. (Hong Kong Cantonese) gym; gymnasium; fitness centre
    gym [Cantonese]  ―  zou6 zim1 [Jyutping]  ―  to work out

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

gym (not declinable)

  1. (slang) gymnasium

Dutch[edit]

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gym n (plural gymmen, diminutive gymmetje n)

  1. short for gymnasium, a special type of secondary school

Noun[edit]

gym m (uncountable)

  1. short for gymnastiek, physical education class

French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

gym f (plural gyms)

  1. Clipping of gymnastique.

Noun[edit]

gym m (plural gyms)

  1. Clipping of gymnase.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

gym m (definite singular gymmen)

  1. clipping of gymnastikk.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

gym m (definite singular gymmen)

  1. clipping of gymnastikk.

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Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English gym.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (everywhere but Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʝim/, [ˈɟ͡ʝĩm]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈʃim/, [ˈʃĩm]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʒim/, [ˈʒĩm]

Noun[edit]

gym m (plural gyms)

  1. gym, gymnasium

Usage notes[edit]

According to Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) prescriptions, unadapted foreign words should be written in italics in a text printed in roman type, and vice versa, and in quotation marks in a manuscript text or when italics are not available. In practice, this RAE prescription is not always followed.


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English gym, clipping of gymnasium.

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Noun[edit]

gym n

  1. gym; a sporting facility specialized on exercising strength, lifting weights.

Declension[edit]

Declension of gym 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative gym gymmet gym gymmen
Genitive gyms gymmets gyms gymmens

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