Synonyms for practice

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : prak-tis
Phonetic Transcription : ˈpræk tɪs

Top 10 synonyms for practice Other synonyms for the word practice

Définition of practice

Origin :
  • c.1400, "to do, act;" early 15c., "to follow or employ; to carry on a profession," especially medicine, from Old French pratiser, practiser "to practice," alteration of practiquer, from Medieval Latin practicare "to do, perform, practice," from Late Latin practicus "practical," from Greek praktikos "practical" (see practical).
  • From early 15c. as "to perform repeatedly to acquire skill, to learn by repeated performance;" mid-15c. as "to perform, to work at, exercise." Related: Practiced; practicing.
  • noun routine, usual procedure
  • noun exercise, application
  • noun business; clientele of business
  • verb repeat action to improve
  • verb carry out; undertake
Example sentences :
  • I ought to be supple enough after the practice of these three days.
  • Extract from : « The Armourer's Prentices » by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • You are recommended, Miss, to the practice of your private devotions.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • The designs of that power, dark in purpose, are clear in practice.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • The method of working with it was simple in idea, however difficult in practice.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • However good they may be, we are not ready to put them into practice.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • It need hardly be said that in any case it was not Handel's practice to compose his works on an organ.
  • Extract from : « Handel » by Edward J. Dent
  • I'm just spoiling for something to practice on, anyway—and he's such a beauty.
  • Extract from : « Chip, of the Flying U » by B. M. Bower
  • The horse don't belong to ME, so I'm willing you should practice on him a while.
  • Extract from : « Chip, of the Flying U » by B. M. Bower
  • And yet this practice is just as necessary as the initial lessons on level ground.
  • Extract from : « Flying Machines » by W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell
  • It was exactly the range at which he had done the most of his practice--two hundred yards!
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White

Antonyms for practice

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