What does praxis mean?

Definitions for praxisˈpræk sɪs; ˈpræk siz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. practice, praxis(noun)

    translating an idea into action

    "a hard theory to put into practice"; "differences between theory and praxis of communism"


  1. praxis(Noun)

    The practical application of any branch of learning.

  2. praxis(Noun)

    The synthesis of theory and practice, without presuming the primacy of either.

  3. praxis(Noun)

    Custom or established practice.

  4. praxis(Noun)

    An example or form of exercise, or a collection of such examples, for practice.

  5. Origin: From πρᾶξις

Webster Dictionary

  1. Praxis(noun)

    use; practice; especially, exercise or discipline for a specific purpose or object

  2. Praxis(noun)

    an example or form of exercise, or a collection of such examples, for practice

  3. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. , fr. to do. See Practice.]


  1. Praxis

    Praxis was the name of an experimental rock project, led by prolific producer/bassist Bill Laswell and featuring guitarist Buckethead and drummer Bryan "Brain" Mantia in nearly every incarnation of the band. The group worked with many other artists such as Serj Tankian from System of a Down, Iggy Pop, DXT and DJ Disk.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Praxis

    praks′is, n. practice: an example or a collection of examples for exercise: a specimen.—n. Prax′inoscope, an optical instrument showing a body as if in motion, by means of successive pictures and an arrangement of mirrors in a horizontally rotating box. [Gr. praxein, to do.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of praxis in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of praxis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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