Definition of practice
- a customary way of operation or behavior; "it is their practice to give annual raises", "they changed their dietary pattern". Synonyms: pattern.
- systematic training by multiple repetitions; "practice makes perfect". Synonyms: drill, exercise, practice session, recitation.
- translating an idea into action; "a hard theory to put into practice", "differences between theory and praxis of communism". Synonyms: praxis.
- the exercise of a profession; "the practice of the law", "I took over his practice when he retired".
- knowledge of how something is usually done; "it is not the local practice to wear shorts to dinner".
- carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions; "practice law". Synonyms: do, exercise, practise.
- learn by repetition; "We drilled French verbs every day", "Pianists practice scales". Synonyms: drill, exercise, practise.
- engage in a rehearsal (of). Synonyms: practise, rehearse.
- avail oneself to; "apply a principle", "practice a religion", "use care when going down the stairs", "use your common sense", "practice non-violent resistance". Synonyms: apply, use.
- engage in or perform; "practice safe sex", "commit a random act of kindness". Synonyms: commit.
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