Definitions for practiseˈpræk tɪs
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
prac•tiseˈpræk tɪs(v.t.; v.i.)-tised, -tis•ing.
Ref: practice .
rehearse, practise, practice(verb)
engage in a rehearsal (of)
practice, practise, exercise, do(verb)
carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions
drill, exercise, practice, practise(verb)
learn by repetition
"We drilled French verbs every day"; "Pianists practice scales"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to improve a skill by doing it repeatedly
You'll get better at it if you practice.; She's practicing her jump shot.
to work as a doctor, lawyer, or dentist
Is Dr. Lawrence still practicing?; She hopes to practice medicine some day.
to regularly behave in a particular way
encouraging people to practice safe sex; to practice a religion
to do what you tell others to do
If you don't practice what you preach, why should your children listen to you?
To repeat as a way of improving one's skill in that activity.
You should practise playing piano every day.
To repeat an activity in this way.
If you want to speak French well, you need to practise.
To perform or observe in a habitual fashion.
They gather to practise religion every Saturday.
To pursue (a career, especially law, fine art or medicine).
She practised law for forty years before retiring.
Origin: From practizen, a variant of practisen, from pratiser, practiser, from practizo, from practico, from practica, from πρακτική, from πρακτικός, from πράσσειν
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'practise' in Verbs Frequency: #575
Translations for practise
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to do exercises to improve one's performance in a particular skill etc
She practises the piano every day; You must practise more if you want to enter the competition.
- يَتَمَرَّن، يَتَدَرَّبArabic
- treinar(-se)Portuguese (BR)
- øve; træneDanish
- entrenarse, ejercitarseSpanish
- تمرین کردنFarsi
- अभ्यास करनाHindi
- vježbati (na glasoviru)Croatian
- æfa (sig)Icelandic
- esercitarsi aItalian
- lavintis, treniruotisLithuanian
- vingrināt; trenētLatvian
- øve (seg i), treneNorwegian
- تمرین کردنPersian
- تمرين كولPashto
- a se antrena, a exersaRomanian
- тренироваться; упражнятьсяRussian
- öva, tränaSwedish
- alıştırma yapmak, çalışmakTurkish
- 實習，練習Chinese (Trad.)
- практикувати(ся); тренувати(ся)Ukrainian
- مشق کرناUrdu
- luyện tậpVietnamese
- 实习，练习Chinese (Simp.)
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