Perform (an activity) or exercise (a skill) repeatedly or regularly in order to improve or maintain one's proficiency
I need to practice my French
they were practicing for the Olympics
Carry out or perform (a particular activity, method, or custom) habitually or regularly
we still practice some of these rituals today
Actively pursue or be engaged in (a particular profession or occupation)
he began to practice law
he practiced as an attorney
a practicing architect
Observe the teaching and rules of (a particular religion)
they are free to practice their religion without fear of persecution
a practicing Roman Catholic
Scheme or plot for an evil purpose
what a tangled web we weave when we first practice to deceive
The actual application or use of an idea, belief, or method as opposed to theories about such application or use
the principles and practice of teaching
he put his self-defense training into practice by helping police arrest the armed robber
The customary, habitual, or expected procedure of something
current nursing practice
modern child-rearing practices
The carrying out or exercise of a profession, esp. that of a doctor or lawyer
he abandoned medical practice for the Church
The business or premises of a doctor or lawyer
Dr. Weiss has a practice in Essex
An established method of legal procedure
Repeated exercise in or performance of an activity or skill so as to acquire or maintain proficiency in it
it must have taken a lot of practice to become so fluent
A period of time spent doing this
daily choir practices
carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions; "practice law"
a customary way of operation or behavior; "it is their practice to give annual raises"; "they changed their dietary pattern"
drill: learn by repetition; "We drilled French verbs every day"; "Pianists practice scales"
exercise: systematic training by multiple repetitions; "practice makes perfect"
rehearse: engage in a rehearsal (of)
translating an idea into action; "a hard theory to put into practice"; "differences between theory and praxis of communism"
Practice or practise (see spelling differences) is the act of rehearsing a behavior over and over, or engaging in an activity again and again, for the purpose of improving or mastering it, as in the phrase "practice makes perfect". Sports teams practice to prepare for actual games. ...
Practice is a concept widely used in social sciences such as sociology, anthropology, and archaeology, referring broadly to anything people do . It overlaps with the Weberian notion of social action and the Marxist concept of praxis. ...
The Practice is an American legal drama created by David E. Kelley centering on the partners and associates at a Boston law firm. ...
The Practice was a 1985 British television soap opera produced for ITV by Granada Television, which aired for two series in 1985 and 1986. ...
Repetition of an activity to improve skill; The ongoing pursuit of a craft or profession, particularly in medicine or the fine arts; A place where a professional service is provided, such as a general practice; The observance of religious duties which a church requires of its members; A ...
(practicing) Actively engaged in a profession; Participating in the rituals and mores of a religion
(practices) Activities that reinforce the material being learned and give the learner an opportunity to apply skills and knowledge. Some practices provide feedback and mentoring. The learner’s performance may or may not be affected by the results of the practice activities. ...
(Practices (BMPs)) Methods that have been determined to be the most effective, practical means of preventing or reducing pollution from non-point sources.
(Practices) A control, methodology, or rule. For example, the following is a practice - Audit logs should be reviewed on a periodic basis. The specific steps required by the business to perform an audit log review are called "procedures".
(Practices) Some pundits argued that the software crisis was due to the lack of discipline of programmers. Many practitioners resist process strongly. ...
(Practices) The art of engaging in an activity to build up the body of Christ. Worshipful-Work names four "practices": History Giving/Story Telling, Biblical/Theological Reflection, Visioning and Prayerful Discernment.
(Practices) The established applications of knowledge.
(Practices) Unlike the communal rites of the Celestial Masters, the Shangqing practices are individual and emphasize *meditation and visualization. ...
(Practices) are the techniques, methodologies, procedures, and processes that are used in the organizations to get the job done. Good practices are those practices that have fostered improved business results and continue to enable the organization to improve. ...
(Practices) consist of one or more series of interrelated steps to be taken to achieve a specific goal designed to implement a policy, standard or guideline. They are detailed descriptions that may use specific technologies, instructions and forms to facilitate completing the process.
(Practices) the practical logics by which we both act and think in a myriad of little encounters of daily life
(practices) Requirements employed to prescribe a disciplined uniform approach to the software development process. See also: conventions; standards.