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:

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 ...
Kriya Yoga - Practice
... Satyananda, it is written, "Kriya sadhana may be thought of as the sadhana of the "practice of being in Atman" ...
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 ... replacement for the 1996-1997 season, The Practice was Kelley's chance to write another courtroom drama but one focusing on the less glamorous realities of a small law firm ... The Practice would be the first of four successful series by Kelley that were set in Boston, proximal to his hometown of Belmont, Massachusetts ...
University Of Abertay Dundee - Organisation - School of Social and Health Sciences
... meet the requirements of the BPS, are eligible for entry to postgraduate training for professional practice ... 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 - Ally McBeal (1997–2002)
... his other two shows, Chicago Hope and The Practice, although he was not actively participating in Chicago Hope at the time ... 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 ...

More definitions of "practice":

  • (verb): Carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions.
    Example: "Practice law"
    Synonyms: practise, exercise, do
  • (noun): The exercise of a profession.
    Example: "The practice of the law"; "I took over his practice when he retired"
  • (verb): Avail oneself to.
    Example: "Practice a religion"; "practice non-violent resistance"
    Synonyms: apply, use
  • (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

Famous quotes containing the word practice:

    By practice and conviction formed,
    With ancient stubbornness ingrained,
    Although her body clung and swarmed,
    My own identity remained.
    Yvor Winters (1900–1968)

    Indubitably, Magick is one of the subtlest and most difficult of the sciences and arts. There is more opportunity for errors of comprehension, judgement and practice than in any other branch of physics.
    Aleister Crowley (1875–1947)

    The astonishment of life, is, the absence of any appearance of reconciliation between the theory and the practice of life.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)