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"
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
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
prak′tis, v.t. to put into practice or to do habitually: to perform: to exercise, as a profession: to use or exercise: to teach by practice: to commit.—v.i. to have or to form a habit: to exercise any employment or profession: to try artifices.—n. Prac′tisant (Shak.), an agent.—adj. Prac′tised, skilled through practice.—n. Prac′tiser.—adj. Prac′tising, actively engaged in professional employment. [From practice.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'practise' in Verbs Frequency: #575
The numerical value of practise in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of practise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of practise in a Sentence
Do not consider any vice as trivial, and therefore practise it; do not consider any virtue as unimportant, and therefore neglect it.
I haven't got to practise a whole lot but something kind of clicked for me on the back nine, i hit a lot of wedges close, and I drove it way better today. I drove it right where I was looking all day, which was nice.
Of course, like I see Justin Gatlin all the time, we practise the relay and we talk from time to time. But we never really talk about the race or anything like that even though we are both one of the favorites to win, one of like many, i just try to focus on one person. We are at a world championships. So it is a world class field, anybody can take it. So I am just excited about competing against everybody, not just Justin Gatlin.
Death comes, and makes a man his prey, A man whose powers are yet unspent; Like one on gathering flowers intent, Whose thoughts are turned another way. Begin betimes to practise good, Lest fate surprise thee unawares Amid thy round of schemes and cares; To-morrow?s task to-day conclude.*
I see him (Spieth) all the time, I will be checking the (British Open) scores, when we are at home, I see him in the gym almost five days a week. I practise with him sometimes and play with him quite often.
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