What is practice?

  • (noun): Translating an idea into action.
    Example: "A hard theory to put into practice"
    Synonyms: praxis
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on practice:

University Of Abertay Dundee - Organisation - School of Social and Health Sciences
... of the BPS, are eligible for entry to postgraduate training for professional practice ... nursing and counselling has a dedicated nursing bay on campus for real clinical practice, as well as a counselling suite for students to practice their therapeutic techniques ...
David E. Kelley - Television Work - The Practice (1997–2004)
... Ally McBeal on FOX and The Practice on ABC were the first two projects to come from this deal ... Premiering as a midseason replacement for the 1996-1997 season, The Practice was Kelley's chance to write another courtroom drama but one focusing on the less glamorous ... The Practice would be the first of four successful series by Kelley that were set in Boston, proximal to his hometown of Belmont, Massachusetts ...
Kriya Yoga - Practice
... Swami Satyananda, it is written, "Kriya sadhana may be thought of as the sadhana of the "practice of being in Atman" ...
Wet Nurse - Practice Across Cultures
... The practice of using wet nurses is ancient and common to many cultures ... Lactation inhibits ovulation in some women, thus the practice has a rational basis ...
David E. Kelley - Television Work - Ally McBeal (1997–2002)
... also shepherding his other two shows, Chicago Hope and The Practice, although he was not actively participating in Chicago Hope at the time ... journalist as "stylish, sexy, smart, opinionated, and an emotional wreck." In contrast to The Practice and its idealistic lawyers, the law firm in Ally McBeal was founded only to make money ... Parallel to The Practice, Kelley penned all the scripts for the first season, then brought in other writers in subsequent years although he continued to write many episodes ...

More definitions of "practice":

  • (noun): Knowledge of how something is usually done.
    Example: "It is not the local practice to wear shorts to dinner"
  • (noun): A customary way of operation or behavior.
    Example: "It is their practice to give annual raises"
    Synonyms: pattern
  • (verb): Carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions.
    Example: "Practice law"
    Synonyms: practise, exercise, do
  • (verb): Avail oneself to.
    Example: "Practice a religion"; "practice non-violent resistance"
    Synonyms: apply, use
  • (noun): The exercise of a profession.
    Example: "The practice of the law"; "I took over his practice when he retired"

Famous quotes containing the word practice:

    Children also need opportunities to practice being less than perfect. They can afford to be ill tempered with us because it is our love that is most constant. This is the essence of unconditional love.... Our steadfast love provides a safe haven.
    Cathy Rindner Tempelsman (20th century)

    She, too, would now swim down the river of matrimony with a beautiful name, and a handle to it, as the owner of a fine family property. Women’s rights was an excellent doctrine to preach, but for practice could not stand the strain of such temptation.
    Anthony Trollope (1815–1882)

    Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle.
    Thomas Hardy (1840–1928)