What does practise mean?

Definitions for practise
ˈpræk tɪsprac·tise

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rehearse, practise, practice(verb)

    engage in a rehearsal (of)

  2. practice, practise, exercise, do(verb)

    carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions

    "practice law"

  3. drill, exercise, practice, practise(verb)

    learn by repetition

    "We drilled French verbs every day"; "Pianists practice scales"

Wiktionary

  1. practise(Verb)

    To repeat as a way of improving one's skill in that activity.

    You should practise playing piano every day.

    Etymology: From practizen, a variant of practisen, from pratiser, practiser, from practizo, from practico, from practica, from πρακτική, from πρακτικός, from πράσσειν

  2. practise(Verb)

    To repeat an activity in this way.

    If you want to speak French well, you need to practise.

    Etymology: From practizen, a variant of practisen, from pratiser, practiser, from practizo, from practico, from practica, from πρακτική, from πρακτικός, from πράσσειν

  3. practise(Verb)

    To perform or observe in a habitual fashion.

    They gather to practise religion every Saturday.

    Etymology: From practizen, a variant of practisen, from pratiser, practiser, from practizo, from practico, from practica, from πρακτική, from πρακτικός, from πράσσειν

  4. practise(Verb)

    To pursue (a career, especially law, fine art or medicine).

    She practised law for forty years before retiring.

    Etymology: From practizen, a variant of practisen, from pratiser, practiser, from practizo, from practico, from practica, from πρακτική, from πρακτικός, from πράσσειν

  5. practise(Verb)

    To conspire.

    Etymology: From practizen, a variant of practisen, from pratiser, practiser, from practizo, from practico, from practica, from πρακτική, from πρακτικός, from πράσσειν

Webster Dictionary

  1. Practise

    see Practice

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Practise

    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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  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'practise' in Verbs Frequency: #575

Anagrams for practise »

  1. crispate, picrates

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How to say practise in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of practise in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of practise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of practise in a Sentence

  1. Mahabharata:

    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.*

  2. The Hitopadesa:

    Skill in advising others is easily attained by men; but to practise righteousness themselves is what only a few can succeed in doing.

  3. Chinese:

    Do not consider any vice as trivial, and therefore practise it; do not consider any virtue as unimportant, and therefore neglect it.

  4. Sri Lanka:

    Deep sorrow following the terrorist attacks against churches and hotels in Sri Lanka. We firmly condemn these heinous acts. All our solidarity with the people of Sri Lanka and our thoughts go out to all victims' relatives on this Easter Day, the acts of violence against churches and hotels in Sri Lanka are truly appalling, and my deepest sympathies go out to all of those affected at this tragic time. We must stand together to make sure that no one should ever have to practise their faith in fear.

  5. Sukhum Nuangjanpat:

    Instead of being able to groom more than 10 dogs during the whole day, we can only take about five in order for us to practise social distancing.

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