training

Definitions of training
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n activity leading to skilled behavior

Synonyms:
grooming, preparation
Types:
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athletic training
the course of practice and exercise and diet undertaken by an athlete
discipline
training to improve strength or self-control
drill
(military) the training of soldiers to march (as in ceremonial parades) or to perform the manual of arms
drill, exercise, practice, practice session, recitation
systematic training by multiple repetitions
military training
training soldiers in military procedures
retraining
training for a new occupation
schooling
the training of an animal (especially the training of a horse for dressage)
skull practice, skull session
teaching strategy to an athletic team
toilet training
training a young child to use the toilet
fartlek
a method of athletic training (especially for runners) in which strenuous effort and normal effort alternate in a continuous exercise
fire drill
an exercise intended to train people in duties and escape procedures to be followed in case of fire
manual, manual of arms
(military) a prescribed drill in handling a rifle
basic training
the initial period of training for new military personnel; involves intense physical activity and behavioral discipline
military drill
training in marching and the use of weapons
rehearsal
(psychology) a form of practice; repetition of information (silently or aloud) in order to keep it in short-term memory
dry run, rehearsal
a practice session in preparation for a public performance (as of a play or speech or concert)
brushup, review
practice intended to polish performance or refresh the memory
scrimmage
(American football) practice play between a football team's squads
shadowboxing
sparring with an imaginary opponent (for exercise or training)
target practice
practice in shooting at targets
Type of:
activity
any specific behavior

n the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)

Synonyms:
breeding, education
Type of:
upbringing
properties acquired during a person's formative years

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