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  Words related to practice

Related / Similar Words: pattern, praxis, exercise, drill, practice session, recitation, practise, rehearse, apply, use, do

 

Definition:
  • a customary way of operation or behavior; "it is their practice to give annual raises"; "they changed their dietary pattern";
  • translating an idea into action; "a hard theory to put into practice"; "differences between theory and praxis of communism";
  • the exercise of a profession; "the practice of the law"; "I took over his practice when he retired";
  • systematic training by multiple repetitions; "practice makes perfect";
  • knowledge of how something is usually done; "it is not the local practice to wear shorts to dinner";
  • learn by repetition; "We drilled French verbs every day"; "Pianists practice scales";
  • engage in a rehearsal (of);
  • avail oneself to; "apply a principle"; "practice a religion"; "use care when going down the stairs"; "use your common sense"; "practice non-violent resistance";
  • carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions; "practice law";

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    Hyponyms: biologism, cooperation, featherbedding, formalism, one-upmanship, symbolism, symbolization, symbolisation, modernism, occult, occult arts, cannibalism, careerism, custom, usage, usance, habitude, fashion, slavery, slaveholding, peonage, unwritten law, lynch law, mistreatment, popery, quotation, ritual, ritualism, nudism, naturism, systematism, transvestism, transvestitism, cross dressing, consultancy, dental practice, law practice, medical practice, optometry, fire drill, manual of arms, manual, military drill, rehearsal, dry run, review, brushup, scrimmage, shadowboxing, target practice, tradition, convention, normal, pattern, rule, formula, heritage, walk through, follow, shamanize, shamanise

     

    Grouped Verbs: use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ

     

    Entailments: work, do work

     

    Derivational Morphology: pattern, apply, use, practise, exercise, do, drill, rehearse, practice session, recitation, rehearsal, dry run, custom, usage, usance, application, practical application, utilization, utilisation, employment

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 练习   Dutch: praktijk  
    Finnish: harjoitus   French: pratique  
    German: Übung   Greek: εξάσκηση  
    Hungarian: gyakorlat   Italian: pratica  
    Japanese: 練習   Korean: 연습  
    Portuguese: prática   Romanian: practică  
    Russian: практика   Spanish: práctica  
    Swedish: praktik  
     
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