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Overview of noun practice

The noun practice has 5 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (23) practice, pattern

(a customary way of operation or behavior; "it is their practice to give annual raises"; "they changed their dietary pattern")

2. (5) exercise, practice, drill, practice session, recitation

(systematic training by multiple repetitions; "practice makes perfect")

3. (3) practice, praxis

(translating an idea into action; "a hard theory to put into practice"; "differences between theory and praxis of communism")

4. (2) practice

(the exercise of a profession; "the practice of the law"; "I took over his practice when he retired")

5. (1) practice

(knowledge of how something is usually done; "it is not the local practice to wear shorts to dinner")

Overview of verb practice

The verb practice has 5 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (11) practice, practise, exercise, do

(carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions; "practice law")

2. (7) drill, exercise, practice, practise

(learn by repetition; "We drilled French verbs every day"; "Pianists practice scales")

3. (5) rehearse, practise, practice

(engage in a rehearsal (of))

4. (2) practice, apply, use

(avail oneself to; "apply a principle"; "practice a religion"; "use care when going down the stairs"; "use your common sense"; "practice non-violent resistance")

5. commit, practice

(engage in or perform; "practice safe sex"; "commit a random act of kindness") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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