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LEISURE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does leisure mean? 

LEISURE (noun)
  The noun LEISURE has 2 senses:

1. time available for ease and relaxation
2. freedom to choose a pastime or enjoyable activity

  Familiarity information: LEISURE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LEISURE (noun)


Sense 1leisure [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Time available for ease and relaxation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Synonyms:

leisure; leisure time

Context example:

his job left him little leisure

Hypernyms ("leisure" is a kind of...):

time off (a time period when you are not required to work)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "leisure"):

free time; spare time (time that is free from duties or responsibilities)

holiday; vacation (leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure)

playday; playtime (time for play or diversion)


Sense 2leisure [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Freedom to choose a pastime or enjoyable activity

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Context example:

he lacked the leisure for golf

Hypernyms ("leisure" is a kind of...):

ease; relaxation; repose; rest (freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "leisure"):

vacationing (the act of taking a vacation)


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