What does Practitioner mean?

Definitions for Practitionerprækˈtɪʃ ə nər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Practitioner.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. practitioner, practician(noun)

    someone who practices a learned profession


  1. practitioner(Noun)

    A person who practices a profession or art.

  2. Origin: Formerly practicioner for *, from practician + -er (the suffix unnecessarily added, as in musicianer).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Practitioner(noun)

    one who is engaged in the actual use or exercise of any art or profession, particularly that of law or medicine

  2. Practitioner(noun)

    one who does anything customarily or habitually

  3. Practitioner(noun)

    a sly or artful person

  4. Origin: [From Practician.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Practitioner

    prak-tish′un-ėr, n. one who practises or is engaged in the exercise of any profession, esp. medicine or law.—General practitioner, one who practises in all the branches of medicine and surgery. [Older form practician—O. Fr. practicien.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Practitioner' in Nouns Frequency: #1362


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Practitioner in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Practitioner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Dundon:

    Boundaries erode all the time between practitioner and taxpayer.

  2. Kirstie Wilson:

    It took me four months of going back and forth to my GP (general practitioner) before I was given a [Pap] smear test.

  3. Joyce Varner:

    I began to see this problem in the 1990s as a nurse practitioner, i see a lot of sadness and regret on the part of the elderly people who decided not to have children.

  4. Alberto Gutierrez:

    The FDA believes that in many circumstances it is not necessary for consumers to go through a licensed practitioner to have direct access to their personal genetic information.

  5. Kirstie Wilson:

    I was bleeding in between periods and I was in agony but doctors diagnosed me with thrush and growing pains, it took me four months of going back and forth to my GP (general practitioner) before I was given a [Pap] smear test.

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