What is practice?

  • (noun): A customary way of operation or behavior.
    Example: "It is their practice to give annual raises"
    Synonyms: pattern
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on practice:

David E. Kelley - Television Work - Ally McBeal (1997–2002)
... shepherding his other two shows, Chicago Hope and The Practice, although he was not actively participating in Chicago Hope at the time ... 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 himself ...
Wet Nurse - Practice Across Cultures
... The practice of using wet nurses is ancient and common to many cultures ... It has been linked to social class, where monarchies, the aristocracy, nobility or upper classes had their children wet-nursed in the hope of becoming pregnant again quickly ...
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 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
... to postgraduate training for professional practice ... a dedicated nursing bay on campus for real clinical practice, as well as a counselling suite for students to practice their therapeutic techniques ...
Kriya Yoga - Practice
... it is written, "Kriya sadhana may be thought of as the sadhana of the "practice of being in Atman" ...

More definitions of "practice":

  • (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): Knowledge of how something is usually done.
    Example: "It is not the local practice to wear shorts to dinner"
  • (noun): Translating an idea into action.
    Example: "A hard theory to put into practice"
    Synonyms: praxis
  • (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:

    Theory can leave questions unanswered, but practice has to come up with something.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)

    It is accordance with our determination to refrain from aggression and build up a sentiment and practice among nations more favorable to peace ... that we have incurred the consent of fourteen important nations to the negotiation of a treaty condemning recourse to war, renouncing it as an instrument of national policy.
    Calvin Coolidge (1872–1933)

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