A a


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ai-roh-bik]
    • /ɛəˈroʊ bɪk/
    • /eəˈrəʊ.bɪks/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ai-roh-bik]
    • /ɛəˈroʊ bɪk/

Definitions of aerobic word

  • adjective aerobic Aerobic activity exercises and strengthens your heart and lungs. 3
  • adjective aerobic (of an organism or process) depending on oxygen 3
  • adjective aerobic of or relating to aerobes 3
  • adjective aerobic designed for or relating to aerobics 3
  • adjective aerobic able to live, grow, or take place only where free oxygen is present 3
  • adjective aerobic of or produced by aerobes 3

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Origin of aerobic

First appearance:

before 1880
One of the 23% newest English words
First recorded in 1880-85; aerobe + -ic

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Aerobic


aerobic popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 95% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

aerobic usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for aerobic

noun, adjective aerobic

  • drill — a large, baboonlike monkey, Mandrillus leucophaeus, of western Africa, similar to the related mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored: now endangered.
  • step — Standard for the exchange of product model data
  • workout — a trial or practice session in athletics, as in running, boxing, or football.
  • slimnastics — exercises to help someone lose or control weight.

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